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New York – Modulated Space by Lygia Clark at Luhring Augustine through June 17, 2017

Saturday, June 17th, 2017

New York – Lygia Clark: “The Abandonment of Art” at MoMA Through August 24th, 2014

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

London – Carsten Höller: “Decision” at Hayward Gallery Through September 6th, 2015

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

MoMA Director Glenn Lowry Interviewed in NYT

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Go See – New York: Carlito Carvalhosa Sum of Days at the MoMA through November 14, 2011

Friday, September 9th, 2011

Go See – New York: Ernesto Neto’s ‘anthropodino’ inaugurates the Park Avenue Armory’s Drill Hall Commission

Monday, May 25th, 2009
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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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