Last month Sotheby’s signed a "definitive" merger agreement to be acquired by BidFair USA, an entity wholly owned by the French-Israeli “media and telecom entrepreneur, as well as art collector”,…Read More
By Matt Damsker
The most formidable artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso, was destined to leave a photographic legacy, even though the camera was never his chosen medium. But…Read More
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