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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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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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