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AO News: Once-Disputed Pablo Picasso painting owned by The Andrew Lloyd Weber Art Foundation to be sold at Christie’s, London for Record-Breaking asking price

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

AO Preview – Frieze London Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

American Airlines Sued for Damages to Lucio Fontana Work

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

New York Times Takes a Look at Unique Museum and Exhibition Space Designs

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Whistler’s London Home On-Sale for $30 Million

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

New York – James Turrell at The Guggenheim Museum Through September 25th, 2013

Friday, August 9th, 2013

Vaduz, Liechtenstein – “Kiki Smith. Seton Smith. Tony Smith.” at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein Through April 28th 2013

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

New York: Group Show Curated by Tom Burr – “Now I am quietly waiting for the catastrophe of my personality to seem beautiful again, and interesting, and modern” at Bortolami Gallery Through October 27th, 2012

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

AO On Site: “Art Of Another Kind,” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, through September 12, 2012

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

AO Newslink

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Pacific Standard Time Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 at the J. Paul Getty Museum through February 5, 2012

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Martin Boyce announced as Winner of Turner Prize 2011 at the Baltic Arts Center in Gateshead

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Go See – Gateshead, UK: Turner Prize at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art 2011 through January 8, 2012

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Go See – London: Marina Abramović at Lisson Gallery through November 13, 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Go See – London: Joseph Cornell and Karen Kilimnik at Sprueth Magers through August 27, 2010

Friday, August 6th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Works; a large number of works fail to sell at the most valuable art auction ever held in the U.K., June 23, 2010

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

AO Auction Preview: Christie's and Sotheby's hold their biggest ever sales of Impressionist and Modern art in London

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO On Site – New York: ‘Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim’ featuring JONATHAN MEESE, PIPILOTTI RIST, THOMAS HIRSCHHORN and more. Through April 28, 2010

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Go See – New York: Tino Sehgal at The Guggenheim Museum through March 10

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Go See-New York: Kandinsky at the Guggenheim Museum, New York through January 10th 2010

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Steve Wynn’s newly repaired $139 million Picasso joins New York show at Acquavella Galleries

Monday, September 29th, 2008
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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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