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Congress Introduces Bill Entitling Visual Artists to Copyright Protections  
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2/27/14 Posted 2/27/14

We assume that when a book is sold, the author gets paid. When a song is played, the musician gets paid. But when a work of art is sold, often the artist gets...well, nothing. In an art economy becoming ever more characterized by quick turn-arounds and massive art speculation, it isn't the artists who profit when the price tags on their works go up. Those profits go to the dealers, the auction houses, and the galleries. The artists that created the works: they can't claim a dime of what they s... [more]

Let's Flux! Not-So-Silent Auction (Dec. 19, 2012)  
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12/17/12 Posted 12/17/12

(Excerpt from 'Flux Factory’s 2012 Benefit' posted on Flux factory. Found on http://www.fluxfactory.org/events/2012-not-so-silent-auction) Flux Factory is a non-profit art organization that supports and promotes emerging artists through exhibitions, commissions, residencies, and collaborative opportunities. Come party with us and celebrate an exciting year of programming at Flux Factory’s Not-So-Silent Auction. This spirited cocktail event will feature a silent auction of over 75 artworks by NYC’s rising stars and celebrated artists who reflect the scope of Flux Factory’... [more]

The Kitchen’s Benefit Art Auction (Nov. 26, 2012)  
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11/18/12 Posted 11/18/12

(Excerpt from 'The Kitchen’s Benefit Art Auction' posted on e-flux. Found on http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/benefit-art-auction-6/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter) The Kitchen is a non-profit, interdisciplinary organization that provides innovative artists working in the media, literary, and performing arts with exhibition and performance opportunities to create and present new work. Monday, November 26, 2012 7–9pm Cocktails and Silent Auction8pm Live Auction with Gabriel... [more]

Rockaways Fundraiser @ Queens Museum (18 Nov. 2012)  
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11/17/12 Posted 11/17/12

(Excerpt from 'QMA ROCKAWAY FUNDRAISER' posted on Queens Museum of Art. Found on http://www.queensmuseum.org/10668/qma-rockaway-fundraiser) QMA benefit on behalf of the Rockaway Waterfront Alliance : Sunday, November 18, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, 2012 The storm hit us all pretty hard. In Queens, Rockaway was blasted by wind and flooded ocean-to-bay. You really have to go there to understand the extent of the damage. At the Queens Museum, we feel compelled to act. Over the last couple of years, we have gotten t... [more]

Flux Factory’s Not-so-silent Annual Art Auction & Gala (20th Dec. 2011)  
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12/13/11 Posted 12/13/11

(Excerpt from 'Not-So-Silent Benefit' posted on Flux Factory website. Found on www.fluxfactory.org/projects/artauction2011) Flux is a grass-roots artist-centered organization that is dedicated to nurturing cultural producers of all disciplines while they experiment with collaborative processes. Date:     Tuesday, December 20th, 7 pm – 10 pm Location:     Center 548: 548 West 22nd Street, NYC Time:     Doors open at 7 pm, with silent bidding until 10 pm Help us celebrate a colossal year at Flux Factory with a silent auction of over 100 works by art... [more]

Christie's plans whole series of Elizabeth Taylor sales  
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4/15/11 Posted 4/15/11

(Excerpt from 'Elizabeth Taylor's Jewels, Art, Fashion and Memorabilia to Be Auctioned at Christie's' posted on art listings, Apr. 2011. Found on http://www.artlistings.com/media/1510/elizabeth-taylors-jewels-art-fashion-and-memorabilia-to-be-auctioned-at-christies) Legendary actress and jewelry lover Elizabeth Taylor is estimated to own some $150 million in jewels. Elizabeth Taylor's renowned collection of jewelry, works of art, clothing and memorabilia will be sold at a series of auction... [more]

“Bid to Save the Earth" Christie's Green Auction (till April 7)  
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3/18/11 Posted 3/18/11

(Excerpt from 'A Bid to Save the Earth: Christie’s Green Auction' posted by KatherineSweet on LadyLUX, Mar. 2011. Found on http://www.ladylux.com/style/site/article/a-bid-to-save-the-earth-christies-green-auction) Artists, designers, entertainers and philanthropists are joining forces for the second annual green auction. In a move that proves green is still in fashion as ever, Christie’s International, the world’s leading art business, and Runway to Green have announced a fundraising eve... [more]

Bob Dylan's Anthem Auctioned!  
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12/16/10 Posted 12/16/10

(Excerpt from 'Handwritten Dylan lyrics fetch $422K' posted on CBC News, Dec. 2010. Found on http://www.cbc.ca/arts/books/story/2010/12/13/auction-dylan-lyrics-anne-sale.html) Written in 1964 , The Times They Are A-Changin' was considered one of the most celebrated tunes of that decade and inspired a protest movement that challenged attitudes towards race, poverty and the Vietnam War. A sheet of Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to The Times They Are A-Changin' was the highlight of a New York... [more]

Heritage Auctions open gallery in New York  
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9/16/10 Posted 9/16/10

(Excerpt from 'Heritage Auctions New York City Gallery Opened Today' posted on artdaily.org, Sep 2010. Found on http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=11&int_new=40440) The largest collectibles auctioneer gets new premises. The eagerly-awaited new Manhattan gallery and offices of Heritage Auction Galleries opened at 445 Park Avenue (at 57th Street) on Wednesday, September 1, 2010. The expansion of Heritage, the world’s third largest auction house, into the New York City market comes... [more]


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