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Antony Gormley Sculptures Vandalized in Sefton

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

Salvador Dali’s Dinner Parties Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Christie’s Auctioning Collection of Surrealist Works Including Dali’s “Lobster Telephone”

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Anish Kapoor Calls Versailles Vandalism “an inside job”

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Ugo Rondinone Sculpture Vandalized

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Shepard Fairey Turns Himself In Over Detroit Vandalism

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Anish Kapoor Sculpture Vandalized in Versailles

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Artist Istvan Kantor Arrested for Vandalism at Whitney

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Sotheby’s to Offer Dali Portrait of Mona Bismarck Next Month

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Breaking: Rothko Seagram Mural Painting Vandalized at Tate Modern in London

Monday, October 8th, 2012

AO Breaking News: Poussin paintings in National Gallery London vandalized with red paint

Monday, July 18th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: “Looking Closely” Auction at Sotheby’s Brings in £93.5 million ($150.5 million) Against High Estimate of £54 million; Bacon Tryptic is Top Lot, Record Set for Dali

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

AO On Site – Stockholm: Dali Dali featuring Francesco Vezzoli at the Moderna Museet through January 17th 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Salvador Dali

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

Peggy Guggenheim’s Life in Venice Profiled in The Guardian

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Versailles Art Exhibition Shifting to Group Focus

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 28th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

AO Auction Previews – London: Surrealist, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, February 28th – March 1st, 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Bath Sees 100% Cut in Arts Funding, Prompting Calls for Aid from Home Office

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Masked Attackers Deface Kiev Exhibition Around Maidan Revolution

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

“Art Detective” Arthur Brand Interviewed in The Independent

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Spanish Court Rules Against Dalí Foundation Protection of Artist’s Image

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Los Angeles – “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016” at Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel Through September 4th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Charges Against Russian Performance Artist Changed to Attack on “Cultural Site”

Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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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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