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Leading auction house Sotheby’s takes legal hit amidst Rybolovlev-Bouvier battle

Just days after the announcement that Sotheby’s is set to be sold for $3.7 billion to a company owned by French media tycoon Patrick Drahi, the company suffered a bruising legal setback in Manhattan courts. This Tuesday, June 25th, Judge Jesse Furman, of the District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY), denied […]

Visionary art dealer Carla Pellegrini (1931–2019)

Carla Pellegrini, the director of the Italian gallery Galleria Milano in Milan since 1965, recently passed away at the age of 87. The visionary avant-garde dealer offered such artists as Ed Ruscha, Georg Baselitz, and Sigmar Polke their first major shows in Italy. During her lengthy career, Pellegrini staged some three hundred exhibitions at the […]

Howard Read says Cheim & Read will leave the ‘Castelli Model’ of business behind

In an Art Basel Miami Beach art market talk called ‘The Future of the Artist and Gallerist Relationship,’ a panel discussed the evolving art fair scene and its implications on the contemporary art gallery. Moderated by art dealer and art fair founder Edward Winkleman, the panel consisted of Amsterdam-based artist Irene Kopelman, LA Commonwealth and […]