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Detroit Institute of Arts Makes Renewed Effort Towards Contemporary Work with New Curatorial Hires

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Detroit Institute of Arts Volunteer Donates $1.7 Million to Museum

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

New York – Ellen Gallagher “Don’t Axe Me” at New Museum Through September 15, 2013

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Mike Kelley’s “Mobile Homestead” to Open in Detroit

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Hernan Bas ‘Occult Contemporary’ at Lehmann Maupin through April 21, 2012

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

AO On Site: The 76th Whitney Biennial 2012 VIP Pre-Show and Overview at the Whitney Museum through May 27, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

New York: The populist voice of Diego Rivera’s ‘Murals for The Museum of Modern Art’ at The MoMA through May 14, 2012

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

AO On Site fair and event preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 begins today through December 5th

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

AO Onsite – The Whitney Biennial: 2010 opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art on the Upper East Side in New York

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Go See – Berlin: Jake & Dinos Chapman’s ‘Shitrospective’ at Contemporary Fine Arts through January 14, 2010

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks for Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Mike Kelley’s ‘Mobile Homestead Profiled in NYT’

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Frieze Week, May 13th-17th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

London – Francesca Woodman: “Zigzag” at Victoria Miro Through October 4th, 2014

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Wakefield – Dana Schutz at The Hepworth Wakefield Gallery Through January 26th, 2014

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

James Lee Byars, “Early Works and ‘The Angel'” at Michael Werner London through March 16, 2013

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

AO On Site with photoset – New York: Opening of Matthew Barney ‘DJED’ at Gladstone Gallery through October 22, 2011

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

AO On Site – Armory Show 2010 Opens in New York

Friday, March 5th, 2010

Go See – New York: New Photography 2009 at MoMA through January 11, 2010

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Newslinks for Friday September 12, 2008

Friday, September 12th, 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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