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Tate Announces Exhibition Schedule for 2018

Friday, May 26th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, July 1st, 2015

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

AO Auction Results – London: Contemporary Art Evening Auction at Phillips de Pury Realizes $12.9M for 23 of 35 Lots Sold

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: Phillips de Pury, Christie’s, and Sotheby’s to Hold Contemporary Art Sales June 27-29, 2011

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Beijing – Bill Viola: “Transformation” at Farschou Foundation Through March 22nd, 2015

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

Don’t Miss – San Francisco: Tobias Wong at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, through July 24, 2011

Monday, July 18th, 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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