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Leonardo da Vinci Painting Inspires Mystery Over Depiction of Transparent Orb

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Portrait in Swiss Collection Identified as Lost Leonardo da Vinci Portrait

Sunday, October 6th, 2013

Go See – London: ‘Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan’ at the National Gallery through February 5, 2012

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Leonardo Da Vinci

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Leonardo Da Vinci

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Leonardo Da Vinci

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Saudi Prince Reportedly Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi

Friday, December 8th, 2017

NYT Analyzes Market Impacts Caused by da Vinci Record

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Christie’s da Vinci Sale Explored in Art Market Monitor

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Visitors Crowd Christie’s to View da Vinci Piece on Sale this Week

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Christie’s to Offer Last da Vinci in Private Hands Next Month in New York

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

French Government Bars Export for €15 Million da Vinci Drawing

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

Long-Lost Da Vinci Appears in Paris

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Dealers Sue Sotheby’s Over Da Vinci Work Resold for Over $120 Million

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Da Vinci Notebook Coming to the Smithsonian

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Britain’s Collection of Da Vinci Drawings Owned by the Monarchy

Monday, August 5th, 2013

New Tests Posit Swiss Mona Lisa as Da Vinci’s “Original” Work

Monday, February 18th, 2013

British Library Publishes Full Collection of Da Vinci Notebooks

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Francesco Vezzoli ‘Sacrilegio’ at Gagosian Gallery 21st Street, opened Saturday, February 5th, running through March 12, 2011

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

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Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

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Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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