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NEW YORK – MICHAEL ELMGREEN AND INGAR DRAGSET: ‘CHANGING SUBJECTS’ AT THE FLAG ART FOUNDATION THROUGH DECEMBER 17TH, 2016

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Elmgreen and Dragset Open Elusive New Installation at Victoria and Albert Museum

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Elmgreen and Dragset Prepare Installation for Victoria and Albert Museum

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Munich Launches Series of Public Art Installations in Partnership with Elmgreen and Dragset

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

London – Elmgreen & Dragset: “Harvest” at Victoria Miro, Through November 10th, 2012

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

AO On Site – London: Elmgreen & Dragset’s Fourth Plinth installation ‘Powerless Structures, Fig. 101′ at Trafalgar Square through February 2013

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

AO On Site – Performa 2011 – New York: Elmgreen & Dragset at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, November 1 & 3, 2011

Sunday, November 6th, 2011

AO News Summary: London’s 2012 and 2013 Fourth Plinth Winners Announced: German ‘Hahn/Cock’ and Scandinavian ‘Powerless Structures, Fig. 101′

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

2009 Venice Biennale – Art Observed summary of press preview weekend

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

AO on site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Press Preview, October 23rd, 2013

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

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

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

AO On Site (with Photoset) – London: Frieze Art Fair 2011 Day 2 Review

Thursday, October 13th, 2011
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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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