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  • Forgotten Artists Monetized as Millionaires Buy History

    Martial Raysse hadn’t had a solo U.S. show for more than four decades when the 78-year-old French artist’s Pop paintings of neon-faced beauties went on view at Luxembourg & Dayan gallery in New York last May.

  • Calder Heirs Lose Fraud Suit Against Art Dealer’s Estate

    Heirs of Alexander Calder, the American modernist who invented the moving sculpture known as the mobile, lost a $20 million fraud lawsuit against the estate of his longtime dealer, Klaus Perls.

  • Sculptor Calder’s Estate Accuses Late Confidant of Fraud

    The heirs of American modernist artist Alexander Calder, the inventor of the moving sculpture known as the mobile, have accused his longtime confidant, the art dealer Klaus Perls, of defrauding his estate out of millions of dollars.

  • Warhol in China, $50 Million in Cars, $15 Calder: Hot Art

    Andy Warhol, the top artist by auction revenue in 2012, will take on Asia next month.

  • Glenview’s Robbins Tops Hedge-Fund Ranking

    When Larry Robbins was a boy in the Chicago suburbs, his father, Sheldon, worked two jobs and wasn’t around much. If the young Robbins wanted to see him on weekends, he had to travel to Arlington Park, a nearby horse-racing track that his dad ran. During those Saturday visits, his father taught him how to handicap horses. One lesson: Know the horse and the race. Was the track dry or muddy? Did the horse win because he was fast or because the competition was lousy?

  • Stock-Market Crash, Jackie Kennedy, $1.8 Million Hats, Calder

    A lighter side of Andy Warhol appears at Manhattan’s L&M Arts in 27 ink-and-watercolor drawings of hats, each identified with a famous name.

  • Magic Johnson, Tom Hanks Join Obama on Cash-Grabbing Trip

    Standing beneath an Alexander Calder mobile in an atrium filled with modern art, President Barack Obama said he’d like to “roam around a bit and check stuff out” in the home of former Microsoft executive Jon Shirley.

  • Rothko, Richter Set Records in $389 Million Auction

    Mark Rothko’s fiery “Orange, Red, Yellow” sold for a record $86.9 million at Christie’s in New York last night in the biggest-ever postwar and contemporary art auction.

  • Whitney Digs Into Collection for Heavyweight Show

    “American Legends: From Calder to O’Keeffe,” a yearlong, changing exhibition, helps restore my faith in the fashion-conscious Whitney Museum of American Art.

  • Kirkland, Fried Frank Advise on Ikaria: Business of Law

    Kirkland & Ellis LLP represented Madison Dearborn Partners LLC in its $1.6 billion purchase of hospital therapy provider Ikaria Inc. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP represented Hampton, New Jersey-based Ikaria.

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