Amedeo Modigliani

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Forensic examination of all Modigliani works in French museums gets under way

Comprehensive analysis of 29 pieces from ten institutions could be “the best weapon against forgery”

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Art market

Modigliani nude leads Sotheby's $318.3m Impressionist and Modern auction

Sex sells—but only if it is guaranteed

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Modigliani the maverick? Vienna show to position Italian artist alongside Picasso

Exhibition at the Albertina Museum in 2020 will “reposition” artist as an avant-garde innovator, organiser says

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Sotheby's to offer Modigliani nude with $150m estimate, one month after it was shown at Tate

The work is the largest in the artist's most sought-after series of pathbreaking Modern nudes

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Twenty Modiglianis seized by police in Genoa are fake, expert confirms

Works were exhibited at Palazzo Ducale in July when they were confiscated by the authorities

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Three to see

Three to see: London

From Modigliani’s "indecent" nude to two shows exploring very different relationships

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Exhibitions

Tate Modern takes special precautions to make sure its Modiglianis are real in market bedevilled by fakes

New exhibition will look at artist’s early sculpture and include nude from show once shut down for indecency

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Books

Books: Tiepolo and Modigliani’s journeys to New Jersey

Princeton University Art Museum has produced a catalogue on its Italian Old Master drawings

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Art Deco, classic cars and tribal art drive sales in France but growth remains sluggish

Single-owner consignments and a €13.5m portrait by Modigliani help Sotheby’s emerge ahead of its rivals in a stagnating market

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“Impeccable” Modigliani star of Paris auction

Held in the Alexandre family for generations, the painting is considered a time capsule

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Modigliani drawings show at Harris Lindsay

16 works originally given to Paul Alexandre help kick off London Art Week

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Modigliani archive ruling against granddaughter

Nechtschein-Modigliani does retain moral rights over the artist's work, however

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Court rules against Modigliani's granddaughter as the sole owner of the artist's moral rights

The estate of the artist is one of the most contested in the art world

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Catalogues raisonnés

Modigliani catalogue raisonné still years away

Competing claims and potential conflicts of interests delay publication, originally scheduled for 2006

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Catalogues raisonnés rivals dispute Bonhams’s Modigliani

The authenticity of Jeune Fille aux Cheveux Noirs is questioned, but only by some experts

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Nazi loot

We don’t own that Modigliani: restitution case faces legal dilemma

Nahmads say the contested painting belongs to another organisation

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Fakes & copies

Pushkin accused of displaying a fake

Growing concerns over authenticity of Modigliani portrait on show in Moscow museum

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Auction record

Modigliani breaks auction record in France

Christie's Paris sold the work to an anonymous phone buyer

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Museums & Heritage

Modigliani museum closes amid owners’ dispute

Brothers fall out over future of artist’s childhood home in Livorno

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Fakes & copies

Modigliani expert Christian Parisot sentenced for forgery

He maintains his innocence

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Fakes & copies

Modigliani scholar faces trial for fraud

Christian Parisot is accused of faking drawings by the artist’s lover Jeanne Hébuterne

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Books

Books: Two new books both fail to make a persuasive case for or against the status and quality of Modigliani’s art

Love him or hate him? Whatever…

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Fakes & copies

Police search Montparnasse Museum in Modigliani fakes investigation

Up to 1,000 forged works are circulating on the market, says expert

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Modigliani sold to Russian buyer

The artist's portrait of Picasso is now part of a Moscow private collection

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Joshua Reynolds

Owner of Reynolds’ Portrait of Omai has also loaned Modigliani to Dublin’s National Gallery

Horse breeder John Magnier has given seven other paintings to the institution for at least six years—exempting him from tax should the works be sold

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Museums & Heritage

French museum sends Léger, Picasso and Modigliani on tour of Japan

Japanese enjoy art more than French, says curator of Lille Métropole Museum of Modern Art

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Modigliani’s house opens to public

Livorno

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Modigliani dies on the silver screen (again)

The artist will be played by Andy Garcia

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Auctions

London Impressionist and Modern art sales report: Modigliani and Matisse overtake soft-focus Impressionists

Renoir, Sisley, Pissarro and Degas are yesterday’s stars

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Exhibitions

Modigliani and the artists of Montparnasse at the Albright Knox Art Gallery

Exhibition in Buffalo shows 60 works by the master

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Modigliani at Musée du Luxembourg: l’ange au visage grave

It will be the first Modigliani show in Paris for 40 years

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Letter: Modigliani needs art historical approach

Dr Kenneth Wayne says scholarship is the way forward

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Fakes & copies

The dangerous, fake-riddled world of Modiglianis

Death threats, market interests and too many specialists bedevil research into the subject

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Art market

Most expensive works of art at auction, January to December 1999

The top twenty has Cézanne at the top with a new record from Sotheby's

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Sotheby's Impressionist and Modern auction report: Record price for Modigliani

No market for the mediocre, however

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Sainsbury's wedding present to fund Japanese cultural studies in East Anglia

Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury sell major Modigliani

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Modigliani drawings in Venice's Palazzo Grassi

Newly discovered drawings now on show

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430 unknown drawings by Modigliani brought to light as the son of the artist's best friend releases a new book

The works were collected day by day, from 1907 to 1914, by Paul Alexandre during the artist’s stay in Paris

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Fakes & copies

Enigma by Clifford Irving delves into the fakes and forgeries of Elmyr de Hory

Over 20 years after it was originally written, Irving's book finally sees the sun

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Alain Delon collection auction: Delon sells a Modigliani “to buy a super Modigliani”

Japanese buyers come away with large proportion of lots

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To the defence of the brilliant and tragic artist: Modigliani at the Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westphalen

With an excerpt from leading expert Werner Schmalenbach’s monograph

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Books

Books: Modigliani and Hébuternein in bohemia

Semi-scandalous biographies of artists are all the rage

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Switzerland

What's on in Switzerland: Johns, Gorky, Modigliani and light

The arts continue to flourish despite deep cuts to grants