Wednesday, May 16, 2007

The Albright-Knox Deaccessioning Continues (UPDATED)

Buffalo Business First reports: "The Albright-Knox Art Gallery stands to gain another $1.5 million to $2 million this week as the next series of artwork is sold in auctions Thursday and Friday at Sotheby's in New York. Fourteen pieces of art are included in auctions of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian art on May 17; with another 10 pieces included in the American Indian art sale May 18."

Previous sales have already brought in $23 million for the museum.

UPDATE: More today from Lindsay Pollock in The Art Newspaper.