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SFMoMA Reopens with Fisher Collection on View

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Fisher Collection Prepares for Grand Palais Exhibition

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Newslinks for Tuesday August 11, 2009

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Gap’s collection goes public: clothing company owners to showcase private collection in new museum

Monday, August 13th, 2007

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Hong Kong – Jake & Dinos Chapman: “The Sum of All Evil” at White Cube, through August 31st 2013

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

Taipei, Taiwan: Ai Weiwei 'Ai Weiwei, Absent' at Taipei Fine Arts Museum through January 29, 2012

Thursday, January 19th, 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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