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Athens – Pawel Althamer: “The Secret Of The Phaistos Disc” at Deste Foundation Project Space, Slaughterhouse of Hydra Through September 29th, 2014

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Liverpool – “Sky Arts Ignition: Doug Aitken – The Source” at Tate Liverpool, through January 13th, 2013

Friday, October 26th, 2012

AO Newslink

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

Go See – Stockholm: Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections featuring Jeff Koons, Paul McCarthy, Urs Fischer, Maurizio Cattelan, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Fischli & Weiss, Thomas Hirschhorn, William Kentridge, Aurel Schmidt, Kara Walker, Bruce Nauman and others at Magasin 3 Konsthall, through May 29, 2011

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Go See – Stockholm: “Thrice Upon A Time” at Magasin 3 Konsthall, through December 12, 2010

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Don't Miss – New York: Anna Gaskell at Yvon Lambert through June 26th, 2010

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

AO Breaking News: Jeffrey Deitch Named New Director of Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Go See – New York: Paul McCarthy ‘White Snow’ at Hauser & Wirth through December 24, 2009

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Matthew Barney and Elizabeth Peyton debut “Blood of Two,” a performance art collaboration in a former slaughterhouse on Hydra Island, Greece

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Dakis Joannou

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Dakis Joannou

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Arco Seeks Global Perspective in Struggling Spanish Economy

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

AO Newslink

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

October 19th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci’s Salvator Mundi, via The GuardianThe Guardian has a piece this week on the mysterious orb held by Christ in the Leonardo da Vinci painting currently on view at Christie’s. “Solid glass or crystal, whether shaped like an orb or a lens, produces magnified, inverted, and reversed images,” historian Walter Isaacson says of the image. “Instead, Leonardo painted the orb as if it were a hollow glass bubble that does not refract or distort the light passing through it.”
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In Rare Move, Several Florine Stettheimer Works Change Hands this Fall

October 19th, 2017

Florine Stettheimer, New York Liberty, 1918, via Art NewsIn an extremely rare occurrence, two works by Florine Stettheimer have changed hands this year, with one going into the collection of the Whitney Museum, and one going onto the open market.  Stettheimer rarely sold or gave her works away, making one’s appearance, let alone two in the same year, a momentous event. 
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Kader Attia Wins 2017 Joan Miró Prize

October 19th, 2017

Kader Attia, via Art DailyFrench-Algerian artist Kader Attia has been named  winner of the 2017 Joan Miró Prize.  “Attia’s passionate engagement with current affairs and with the shared fate of humanity [which] has close links to Joan Miró’s involvement in the critical episodes that marked his generation, while Attia’s unique take on complex, often traumatic, human relationships across cultures resonates with Miró’s universal aspirations,” the award’s jury said in a statement.
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