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Philip Guston all set to beat his own record at Sotheby’s auction 

Philip Guston might hit his highest ever auction bid next month. His 1950s Abstract Expressionist painting, Nile (1958), going under the hammer at Sotheby’s New York on 17 May is estimated to fetch between $20m and $30m, the highest ever for a work by the artist at an auction. The Art Newspaper reports that the...

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The day the New York School of artists established itself

May 21, On This Day Birth of the avant-garde in NYC Exactly 70 years ago from today, on May 21, 1951, an iconic hub for art established itself in the bustling heart of New York City. The Ninth Street Show, today known as the 9th Street Art Exhibition, opened up as a gathering of notable...