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Edvard Munch and Lene Berg to Represent Norway at Venice Biennale

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Marlene Dumas to Paint Altarpiece for Dresden Church

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

London – Marlene Dumas: “The Image as Burden” at Tate Modern Through May 10th, 2015

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

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

AO On-Site – New York: The 22nd Annual Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 3rd – 6th, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

New York – Alberto Burri: “The Trauma of Painting” at the Guggenheim Through January 6th, 2016

Wednesday, December 30th, 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 at Messe Basel, June 18th-21st, 2015

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd – 7th, 2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Metropolitan Museum of Art President Announces Plans to Step Down

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

AO on Site – London: Frieze Artfair Preview, October 16th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

AO Auction Preview: Frieze London Auction Week, October 17th-20th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

The New York Times Profiles Lucien Smith Before His Upcoming Solo Show Tomorrow

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

MoMA to Spotlight Ileana Sonnabend

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

AO Auction Results: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auctions in London, June 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Creative Time Gala Honoring Julian Schnabel At Domino Sugar Factory, April 30th, 2013

Monday, May 6th, 2013

AO On Site: New York – Opening of Andy Kaufman “On Creating Reality” At Maccarone Gallery, Through February 16,2013

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

New York – AO On Site: Performa’s Relâche—The Party Benefit Gala, Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

China’s auction market shows interest in major 20th century works; revenue down from 2011

Monday, November 26th, 2012

New York – AO On Site: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Results, Thursday November 8th, 2012

Friday, November 9th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: “Discovering Columbus” Installation By Tatzu Nishi,Through November 18th, 2012

Wednesday, November 7th, 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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