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New York – Latin American Week Roundup: Auction Results and Pinta, November 15th – 20th, 2012

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

The Met Receives Major Loan from Pergamon Museum’s Collection of Hellenistic Work

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Go See – London: Marina Abramović at Lisson Gallery through November 13, 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Go See – London: Ernesto Neto at The Hayward Gallery through September 5th, 2010

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Go See – New York: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster 'chronotopes & dioramas' presented by the Dia Art Foundation at the Hispanic Society of America through April 18, 2009

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Eva Rothschild to create 200-foot-long sculpture for Tate Britain

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
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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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