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  1. O'Keeffe flower painting fetches $44.4 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | The Columbian

    Southeby's Georgia O'Keeffe's 1932 painting "Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1" has sold for $44.4 million, more than triple the previous auction record for a work by a female artist.

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  2. Press Digest - Wall Street Journal - Nov 21Read the original story

    49 min ago | Reuters

    The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

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  3. Sotheby's CEO Ruprecht to Step Down Months After Loeb BattleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    William Ruprecht, the chief executive officer of Sotheby's for 14 years, will step down, six months after the auction house ended a bitter proxy battle with billionaire activist investor Daniel Loeb. Sotheby's has begun a search for a replacement and Ruprecht, 58, will continue as chairman, president and CEO until a successor is found, the New York-based auction house said in a statement today.

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  4. O?Keeffe's $44.4 Million Flower Sets Female Auction RecordRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    A Georgia O'Keeffe painting of a white flower set an auction record for a work by a female artist by selling for $44.4 million at Sotheby's. "Jimson Weed/White Flower No.

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  5. A 12-bottle case of Romanee-Conti 1988 goes on sale at Christie's Hong Kong on Nov. 23.Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Christie's International Plc is offering about HK$3 billion worth of art, antiques, Romanee-Conti wine, jewelry and Hermes handbags in Hong Kong . While buyers from mainland China still dominate Hong Kong sales, Christie's is casting a wider net in search of affluent collectors from elsewhere in Asia with the modern and contemporary art offerings from Nov. 22 to 26. "Chinese buyers are more low key these days, with China's official austerity a factor," said Jehan Chu, a Hong Kong-based art adviser who runs Vermillion Art Collections .

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  6. Sotheby's CEO to step down, shares rise after hoursRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | West Australian

    William Ruprecht, the long-serving chief executive of Sotheby's, is stepping down, the centuries-old auction house said on Thursday, roughly a year after activist investors including Daniel Loeb began demanding big changes. Activist investors had called for big changes at Sotheby's including the sale of its headquarters on the upper East Side of Manhattan, and improving its balance sheet.

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  7. Sotheby's CEO to Step DownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Chief Executive William Ruprecht is leaving Sotheby's, months after hedge-fund activist Dan Loeb and several others joined the auction house's board.

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  8. O'Keeffe Painting Breaks Record at Sotheby's Autumn Auction of...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Georgia O'Keeffe's Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 Sells for $44.4 Million, Breaking Auction Record for Female Artists; Three Artworks Sales Total $50,439,000 "We are excited about the record-breaking results of the Georgia O'Keeffe artworks.

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  9. Sotheby's chief William F. Ruprecht stepping downRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    After a 14-year leadership tenure that had turned rocky in recent months, William F. Ruprecht will be stepping down as the chairman, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby's, the art auction giant announced on Thursday. Ruprecht is stepping down "by mutual agreement with the board," according to a release from Sotheby's.

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  10. Sotheby's chief executive steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    The chief executive of renowned auction house Sotheby's, William Ruprecht, is stepping down after 14 years in the post. Rival Christie's sold a record $852.9m in works, compared to $343.7m at Sotheby's at flagship sales held every November.

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  11. William F. Ruprecht to step down; Sotheby's board conducting search for next CEORead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Art Daily

    One of contemporary artist Jasper Johns' well-known pieces depicting an American flag sold at auction for a record 36 million dollars, Sotheby's announced. The 30 by 45 cm piece "Flag" was painted in 1983 by Georgia-born Johns, who is now 84. It by far topped predictions that it might sell for about 20 million.

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  12. Sotheby's to offer contemporary art by artists from across Russia, Ukraine and the CaucasusRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Alongside the traditional auctions of Russian Paintings and Works of Art in London this November, Sotheby's will present the second instalment of 'Contemporary East' - the only sale dedicated to contemporary art from across Russia, Ukraine, the Caucasus and the Baltics staged by an international auction house. Following the inaugural 'Contemporary East' sale in November 2013, this year the sale returns with nearly 70 paintings, photographs and sculptures by both established artists and emerging talent , offering a fresh perspective on the artistic output from a region often unrepresented on the international market.

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  13. Georgia O'Keefe paintings net millions at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

    The auction of three Georgia 'Keeffe paintings broke records Thursday. Santa Fe's Georgia O'Keeffe museum sold the paintings at Southeby's Auction House in New York.

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  14. HODINKEE Watches the Patek Philippe Henry Graves Jr....Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hypebeast.com

    Earlier this month, American banker and watch collector Henry Graves's Patek Philippe Supercomplication - a design commissioned by Graves back in 1933 specifically to unseat rival James Ward Packard as the owner of the most complicated watch in the world - went up for auction at Sotheby's for the second time. Originally sold to Sheik Saud Bin Mohammed Bin Ali Al-Than of the Qatari Royal Family, the piece garnered $11 million USD when it was sold back in 1999 - thus making it the most expensive timepiece on earth.

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  15. Georgia O'Keeffe painting sells for a record $44.4MRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | UPI

    A painting of a white flower by American artist Georgia O'Keeffe sold for $44.4 million at auction Thursday, nearly four times the most ever paid for a painting by a woman. "Jimson Weed/White Flower No.

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  16. Sotheby's Surges As CEO Ruprecht Steps Down Amid Board PressureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I'm a staff writer on Forbes' investing team, where I cover banks, asset managers and corporate mergers. I'm on the lookout for the next big thing being pitched on Wall Street and I like to tell the good, the bad and the ugly stories of deal making that investors missed.

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  17. Under pressure, Sotheby's CEO will step downRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS News

    Sotheby's says CEO William Ruprecht will step down and that its board has started a search for its next chief executive. The change comes after activist investor Daniel Loeb joined the board of the New York auction house earlier this year.

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  18. Sotheby's President to Step Down Amid Power Battles Within the FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    Willliam F. Ruprecht, who stepped in to helm Sotheby's auction house 14 years ago when it's top management was forced to resign amidst a Justice Department investigation of price-fixing, is leaving the company. The auction house, in a statement to the New York Times , said it was through mutual agreement.

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  19. Sotheby's Board Conducting Search for Next CEORead the original story

    5 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    Sotheby's today announced that its Board of Directors has begun a search for the Company's next Chief Executive Officer and that William F. Ruprecht will step down by mutual agreement with the Board. Mr. Ruprecht, who has served as CEO since 2000, will continue as Chairman, President and CEO until his successor is in place to ensure a smooth transition.

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  20. Georgia O'Keeffe flower painting fetches $44.4 million at auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A detail of Georgia O'Keeffe's painting "Jimson Weed / White Flower No. 1" that sold for $44.4 million at a Sotheby's auction in New York.

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