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Sotheby’s Signs “Definitive Agreement” to Be Acquired by BidFairUSA; But Wait, There May Still Be a Twist

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”,…

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Featured Exhibit

20th-Century Still Life Photography: The Decisive Space

By Matt Damsker

The history of photography is intertwined, conceptually, with that of painting. Both mediums evolved from conventional two-dimensional representation to explore ever richer realms of realism, perspective, and…

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Collecting Resources

A Certificate of Insurance and Why You Need to Get One When You Loan Out Work

There are many misconceptions regarding Certificates of Insurance. The following information may help to provide a greater understanding of their proper and intended use.

It is common practice in the…

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