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AO On Site – New York: Nicholas Party 'Still life, Stones and Elephants,' Jimmie Durham 'Marquette for a Museum of Switzerland,' and Pati Hertling 'Heart to Hand' featuring Zoe Leonard, Klara Liden, Adam Pendleton, Oscar Tuazon, and Elias Hansen at Swiss Institute through April 15, 2012

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Los Angeles – Jimmie Durham: “At the Center of the World” at the Hammer Museum Through May 7th, 2017

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Venice – Jimmie Durham: ‘Venice: Objects, Work and Tourism’ at Fondazione Querini Stampalia through September 20th, 2015

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

AO Fair Recap – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 2nd – 6th, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 20th-23rd, 2016

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

AO Onsite Photoset – Art 43 Basel, Art Unlimited and Art Statements section previews

Wednesday, June 13th, 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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