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Philadelphia Museum of Art Receives Five Cy Twombly Bronzes from Artist’s Foundation

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art and Whitney Teaming Up for Major Jasper Johns Retrospective

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Philadelphia Museum of Art Receives Major Gift of Contemporary Works

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Engineer Wins Settlement from Philadelphia Museum of Art After Falling Through Ceiling

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Philadelphia – Allora & Calzadilla: “Intervals” at Philadelphia Museum of Art, through April 5th 2015

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Sachs Family Donates Major Gift to Philadelphia Museum of Art

Friday, January 10th, 2014

AO OnSite – Philadelphia Museum of Art: Paris through the Window: Marc Chagall and his Circle, through July 10, 2011

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Go See – Philadelphia: Michelangelo Pistoletto: From One to Many, 1956-1974 Retrospective at Philadelphia Museum of Art Through January 17th

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

AO On Site – Picasso’s Paris in Philadelphia and New York: “Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 25, 2010, and at the Guggenheim “Paris and the avant-garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection” through May 12, 2010

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Go See – 'Notations/Bruce Nauman: Days and Giorni' at Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 4, 2010

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

AO On Site – Philadelphia: Arshile Gorky at Philadelphia Museum of Art through January 3, 2010

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

AO On Site – Philadelphia: Marcel Duchamp “Étant donnés” at Philadelphia Museum of Art, through November 29, 2009

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Philadelphia Museum to Break Ground on Expansion Project

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Frida Kahlo Border Portrait to Go on View in Philadelphia Shortly Before US Elections

Monday, July 11th, 2016

New York – Jayson Musson: “Exhibit of Abstract Art” at Salon 94 Bowery Through June 21, 2014

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Pennsylvania Museum Selling Edward Hopper Painting to Raise Acquisition Funds

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

New York – Claes Oldenburg at the Museum of Modern Art through August 5th, 2013.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Breaking: Qatar purchase of $250-$300 million ‘Card Players’ by Paul Cézanne is most expensive art sale in history

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Whitney Studio Party, Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, Bonham’s and MacDougall’s Russian Art Sales, London June 7- 10, 2010

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Art Market History witnessed at Christie’s Impressionist/Modern evening sale

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Go See – London: Martin Eder at Hauser & Wirth, through September 26, 2009

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

2009 Venice Biennale – Art Observed summary of press preview weekend

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

53rd Venice Biennale Art Exhibition Previews today, Opens to public June 7th

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009
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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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