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New York – Kara Walker: “Sikkema Jenkins and Co. is Compelled to present The most Astounding and Important Painting show of the fall Art Show viewing season!” at Sikkema Jenkins Through October 14th, 2017

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Kara Walker Profiled in New York Magazine

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Kara Walker Appointed Tepper Chair at Rutgers School of ARts

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Kara Walker Interviewed in WSJ

Friday, November 7th, 2014

New York – Kara Walker: “A Subtlety” at The Domino Sugar Factory Through July 6th, 2014

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Kara Walker Profiled in The Economist

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Photoset: The Creative Time Gala Honoring Kara Walker at The Domino Sugar Factory, May 6th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Kara Walker Preps Domino Sugar Factory Installation

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Creative Time Announces Kara Walker’s Domino Sugar Factory Installation to Open May 10th

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Don’t miss – New York: Kara Walker, “Dust Jackets for the Niggerati—and Supporting Dissertations, Drawings submitted ruefully by Dr. Kara E. Walker.” at Sikkema Jenkins & Co. Through June 4th, 2011

Friday, May 27th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Kara Walker “Fall Frum Grace, Miss Pipi’s Blue Tale” at Lehmann Maupin through June 4, 2011

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

Go See – Stockholm: Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections featuring Jeff Koons, Paul McCarthy, Urs Fischer, Maurizio Cattelan, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Fischli & Weiss, Thomas Hirschhorn, William Kentridge, Aurel Schmidt, Kara Walker, Bruce Nauman and others at Magasin 3 Konsthall, through May 29, 2011

Monday, March 14th, 2011

Go See – New York: 'THE FEMALE GAZE: WOMEN LOOK AT WOMEN' featuring Roni Horn, Diane Arbus, Mickalene Thomas, Louise Bourgeois, Alice Neel, Marilyn Minter, Vanessa Beecroft, Jenny Holzer, Sarah Lucas, Catherine Opie, Kara Walker, Marina Abramovic, Cindy Sherman, Tracy Emin, Lisa Yuskavage, Nan Goldin, Marlene Dumas and more at Cheim & Read through September 19, 2009

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Kara Walker

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Kara Walker now open at Whitney

Friday, October 12th, 2007

London – Kara Elizabeth Walker: “Negress” at Camden Arts Centre Through January 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

New York – Jason Moran: “STAGED” at Luhring Augustine Through July 29th, 2016

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

New York – Catherine Opie: “Portraits and Landscapes” and “700 Nimes Road” at Lehmann Maupin Through February 20th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

New York – “Hello Walls” at Gladstone Gallery Through July 31st, 2015

Monday, July 13th, 2015

Anne Pasternak Named Head of Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

2014 Art Critics Association Awards Announced

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

2015 Venice Biennale Artists Announced

Friday, March 6th, 2015

W Magazine Publishes List of the “Who’s Who” in the Art World

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

AO Preview – Frieze New York Art Week, May 7th – 11th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014
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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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