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Mickalene Thomas Gives Vogue a Tour of her Brooklyn Home

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Mickalene Thomas Interviewed in New York Magazine

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Mickalene Thomas Streams Short Video on Nowness

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Monaco – Mickalene Thomas: “Femme au divan II” at École Supérieure d’Arts Plastiques Pavillon Bosio Through August 31st, 2014

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

New York- Mickalene Thomas, “Tête de Femme” at Lehmann Maupin Through August 8th, 2014

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Mickalene Thomas Releases Film, Essay on the Life of Her Mother

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

George Condo, Rineke Dijkstra, Chantal Joffe and Mickalene Thomas Create Artworks Involving Jessica Chastain

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

New York – Mickalene Thomas: “Origin of the Universe” at The Brooklyn Museum Through January 20th, 2013

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

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

Go See: Mickalene Thomas’s ‘She’s Come UnDone!’ at Lehmann Maupin in New York through May 2, 2009

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

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

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

A Look at the Trove of Contemporary Art Show on Fox’s “Empire”

Friday, October 16th, 2015

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

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Projects for Kabinett Section

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

New York – Kara Walker: “A Subtlety” at The Domino Sugar Factory Through July 6th, 2014

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

AO On-Site: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Photoset: The Creative Time Gala Honoring Kara Walker at The Domino Sugar Factory, May 6th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

AO On-Site: The Brooklyn Museum Gala, Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

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

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Red Hook, New York – “Amor Fati” group show at Pioneer Works Through September 29th, 2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Jose Parla’s Barclays Center Mural Unveiled

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Paris – Kehinde Wiley: “The World Stage: France, 1880 – 1960″ at Galerie Daniel Templon Through December 24th, 2012

Friday, December 21st, 2012

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
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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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