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Guggenheim Bilbao Launches Series of Events for 20th Anniversary

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Bilbao – “David Hockney: A Bigger Picture” at the Guggenheim Bilbao Through September 30th, 2012

Monday, September 17th, 2012

Go See – Bilbao: Anish Kapoor at Guggenheim Bilbao through October 12, 2010

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Go See: Cy Twombly retrospective, Guggenheim Bilbao, through February 15, 2009

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Guggenheim Forces Removal of Paul McCarthy and Mike Bouchet’s Bilbao Installation

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Guggenheim Museum Troubled Over Paul McCarthy and Mike Bouchet Work in Bilbao

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Bilbao – Claes Oldenburg: “The Sixties” at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, through February 17th 2013

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Former Guggenheim Directer Thomas Messer Passes Away at 93

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: ‘John Chamberlain: Choices’ at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum through May 13, 2012

Monday, March 5th, 2012

AO News Summary: Guggenheim Foundation To Study Helsinki For Possible New Site

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Richard Armstrong named new Director of the Guggenheim Foundation

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Guggenheim Hermitage in Las Vegas will close next month

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Guggenheim director Thomas Krens leaving after 20 years

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Jerry Saltz says the Guggenheim should “Dump Thomas Krens”

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Cai Guo-Qiang Mid-Career Retrospective @ Guggenheim Museum

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Jeff Koons Interviewed in The Guardian

Monday, July 6th, 2015

AO Newslink

Monday, August 6th, 2012

London: Anselm Kiefer at White Cube Bermondsey through February 26, 2012

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Go See – Vardø, Norway: Peter Zumthor and Louise Bourgeois “The Steilneset” Memorial

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Go See – London: David Salle at Maureen Paley through July 24th, 2011

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: “New Paintings” by David Salle at Mary Boone Gallery through June 25th

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Thomas Ruff ‘Zycles and Cassini’ at David Zwirner through March 13, 2010

Friday, February 26th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 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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