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AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst and Felix Gonzalez-Torres: “Candy” at Blain Southern Gallery Through November 30th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale Brings in $128M; Record Set for Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

AO On Site – Gavin Brown's Enterprise, Wednesday, July 1st, 'The Living and the Dead'

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

New York – Sturtevant: “Double Trouble” at MoMA Through February 22nd, 2015

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Damien Hirst Announces Plans to Write Autobiography

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

London – “The Show is Over” at Gagosian Gallery, through November 30th 2013

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Don’t Miss – San Francisco: Tobias Wong at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, through July 24, 2011

Monday, July 18th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of François Pinault Foundation’s “In Praise of Doubt” at Punta della Dogana, through December 31, 2011

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results: Christie’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Wednesday Nov. 10 Realizes $272.8M; Records Set for Lichtenstein & 8 Other Artists

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Tuesday Nov. 9th Realizes $222.5M; Warhol and Rothko are Top Lots

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

AO Onsite Auction Results: Carte Blanche & Contemporary Evening Sales at Phillips de Pury in New York on Monday Nov. 8 Together Realize $137M; Warhol sells for $63.4M

Monday, November 8th, 2010

AO Auction Preview: Phillips de Pury, Sotheby’s, and Christie’s to hold Contemporary Art Auctions in New York beginning tomorrow, Monday, Nov. 8th through Wednesday, Nov. 10th

Sunday, November 7th, 2010
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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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