15 May 2018

Modigliani Nu Couché Tops Sotheby’s Highest Ever Record Price At $157m

Amedeo Modigliani Nu Couché has become the most valuable work ever sold at Sotheby’s—selling for $157 million in the 14 May Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale.

24 April 2018

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Modigliani Nude Predicted To Break Artist’s $170m Auction Record

Sotheby’s has unveiled plans to auction Amedeo Modigliani’s largest painted work, Nu couché (sur le côté gauche).

22 April 2018

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Nahmad Family Setback Over £25m Modigliani Painting In Nazi Restitution Case

David Nahmad has incurred another setback in his legal battle to keep a disputed Amedeo Modigliani painting titled ‘Seated Man with a Cane’ (1918).

27 June 2017

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Dazzling Modigliani Exhibition To Reunite Banned Nudes At Tate Modern

Some of Modigliani’s best known and most provocative nudes are to be reunited in London nearly 100 years after they were banned in Paris.

22 June 2016

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Sotheby’s Achieves New Record Price For Picasso Cubist Work Of Art

Sotheby’s evening sale of Impressionist & Modern Art in London has totalled £103,280,000 (est. £81.8 – 98.95m). Almost two thirds of the works offered in the sale had been off the market for over 30 years. Participation from 29 countries (slightly higher than June 2015 sale) Sell-through rate: 88.9%  Pablo Picasso’s Cubist masterpiece Femme Assise achieved the highest bids eventually […]

10 November 2015

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Amedeo Modigliani Becomes The Second Most Expensive Artist At Auction

Christie’s has achieved several record prices for artists at their auction in New York last night. The highest prices were for  Amedeo Modigliani and Roy Lichtenstein, with the hammer falling at $170.4 million and $95.37 million. Modigliani’s “Nu Couche” created in 1917-18 was the star lot on the evening. It was the first time the painting has ever been […]

16 March 2015

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Staggeringly Over-Priced Modigliani And Leonardo Da Vinci Works Behind Yves Bouvier Case

The Swiss businessman Yves Bouvier, the head of art storage, shipping, and servicing company Natural Le Coultre, as well as the Geneva, Luxembourg, and Singapore freeports, who was arrested in Monaco on suspicion of defrauding art collectors continues to escalate, with new facts in the case coming to light. Swiss businessman’s alleged victims are said […]

28 January 2015

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Amedeo Modigliani Exhibition Announced For London’s Estorick Collection

Amedeo Modigliani(1884-1920) was clearly one of the superstars of twentieth-century art. He is the best known and most loved of all modern Italian painters. Working at the epicentre of avant-garde experimentation in Paris between 1906 and 1920, he developed an artistic vision that was entirely his own. This new exhibition is the first to be […]

26 January 2015

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Museum Hang Out Of Picasso, Matisse Shut By Paris Authorities

The Musée du Montparnasse – a museum known for celebrating the art historical richness of the Parisian area of Montparnasse has been shut by the City of Paris, Le quotidien de l’art reports. The museum was established in 1996 by Roger Pic, a local photographer who led a campaign against a real estate development planned […]

5 November 2014

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Alberto Giacometti $101m Chariot Sculpture Leads Sotheby’s Modern Sale

Sotheby’s Autumn Impressionist and Modern sale in  New York has realised $422 million, against presale expectations of  $316.5–424.9 million. This has been a record breaker for the auction room setting the highest-ever auction total in Sotheby’s history. Alberto Giacometti sculpture, “Chariot” has sold at Sotheby’s New York for $101 million. The 1950 sculpture depicts a […]

13 January 2013

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Christie’s London Impressionist And Modern Sale Expected To Top £100m

Christie’s London, Winter Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale titled, ‘FROM FIGURATION TO ABSTRACTION’, set to fall under the hammer at King Street in February, is expected to top 100m in sales. The auction marks the start of the first major series of sales of the year, meeting current market demands with a particularly strong offering […]

2 November 2011

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Modigliani Stolen By Nazis In NY Court

Oscar Stettiner The grandson of a Jewish Parisian art dealer is demanding the return of a 25m dollar painting by the Franco-Italian Artist Amedeo Modigliani. He has filed for its return in the New York courts, with a lawsuit against the  Helly Nahmad Gallery, for the recovery of the masterpiece, which failed to sell at […]