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New York – Pablo Picasso: “Picasso Black and White” at The Guggenheim Museum through January 23rd, 2013

Sunday, November 4th, 2012

Go See – New York: Pablo Picasso ‘Picasso: Themes and Variations,’ Museum of Modern Art through August 30th, 2010

Monday, May 17th, 2010

AO Breaking News – Pablo Picasso Painting Incurs 6-inch Tear at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Monday, January 25th, 2010

Water Mill, NY — John Graham: “Maverick Modernist” at The Parrish Art Museum Through July 30, 2017

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

Fondation Louis Vuitton Looking to Loan Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon for MoMA Show

Friday, December 30th, 2016

Met’s Picasso Masterpiece Subject of Repatriation Lawsuit

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

British Museum Acquires Important Series of Picasso Prints

Monday, September 26th, 2016

New York Times Interviews Museum-Goers for Their Takes on Works

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Paris – “Picasso.Mania” at Grand Palais Through February 29th, 2016

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

MoMA Moving to Timed Tickets for Picasso Sculpture Show

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

New York – Jim Shaw: “The End is Here” at The New Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

Stolen Picasso Lost for Over a Decade Discovered in Newark

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Paris’s Picasso Museum Reopens

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Apple Looks to Picasso for Inspiration

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Major Cubism Exhibition Scheduled For Fall at Metropolitan Museum

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Cincinnati Art Museum Announces New Director

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

$24 Million in Insurance Collected For Art Stolen From Rotterdam Museum

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Rotterdam Museum Theft Suspects Promise Return of Works in Exchange for Trial in Netherlands

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

Picasso’s Granddaughter Launches Ambitious Cataloguing of the Artist’s Sculptures

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

Romanian Woman May Have Burned Picasso, Monet in her Stove

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Russian Museums Dispute Famed Art Collection

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

New York – “Matisse: In Search of True Painting” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, through March 17th, 2013

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

Picasso’s “Portrait of a Lady” to be Shown for the First Time in Abu Dhabi

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

UPDATE – Rotterdam Kunsthal Museum Theft: Details on Works Stolen

Thursday, October 18th, 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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