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| 19 April 2018

The Future of the Museum

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words

This week we bring you a special episode from Hong Kong, where we staged our…

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| 22 February 2018

Dealing Art with Thaddaeus Ropac

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words

From fetching beer for Joseph Beuys to the implications of Brexit and new borders, the…

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Passions | 12 October 2017

Mistakes Made in Youth

The Work That Got Away

By Lynn Zelevansky, curator & former director of Carnegie Museum of Art

For me, there are two works that got away. When I was very young and…

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Allan's Intro | 28 September 2017

The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of the Heavenly Conduit

Books I Would Love to Read but Will Never Write

By Allan Schwartzman, co-founder of AAP & chairman of Sotheby's Global Fine Arts

On Saturday, when in Prague for the Laver Cup tennis tournament—a short break en route…

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| 21 September 2017

Love and Lust: Collector Herbert Lust on Robert Indiana

By Charlotte Burns, editor of In Other Words

A literature professor and Fulbright scholar turned investment banker, 90-year old Herbert Lust has one of the…

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Passions | 31 August 2017

One Man’s Meat is Another Man’s Poison

The Work That Got Away 

By Herbert Lust, collector

My biggest regret was something that happened many years ago. One of the greatest paintings…

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Allan's Intro | 3 August 2017

Having a Fool for a Client

Being an Advisor Doesn’t Make Me Immune

By Allan Schwartzman, co-founder of AAP & chairman of Sotheby's Global Fine Arts

I have never understood the simple wisdom of clichés, adages and proverbs (or really what…

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Other Insights | 28 March 2017

Connecting the Dots

Quirky Private Collections Can Seduce

By Max Hollein, director, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

These days, private collections are often lauded as being of “museum quality”, which usually means…

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Allan's Intro | 28 March 2017

28 March 2017

A Museum of One’s Own

By Allan Schwartzman, co-founder of AAP & chairman of Sotheby's Global Fine Arts

Tokyo – I have been traveling for the past several weeks through the Middle East…

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