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New York – The 2017 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum, Through June 11th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: NADA at the Deauville Resort and Hotel, December 1st – December 4th, 2016

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

AO On-Site – Berlin: “The Present in Drag,” the 9th Berlin Biennale at the KW Institute and Feuerle Collection Through September 18th, 2016

Sunday, July 10th, 2016

Los Angeles – Paramount Ranch 3 in Agoura Hills, January 30th-31st, 2016

Monday, February 1st, 2016

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: NADA Art Fair at the Fontainebleau, December 3rd – 5th, 2015

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

AO On-Site – Independent New York at Center 548, March 5th-8th, 2015

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

AO Recap – Mexico City: Visual Arts Week, February 4th – 8th, 2015

Monday, February 9th, 2015

New York – Jake and Dinos Chapman: “Insult to Injury” at Yoshii Gallery, through June 29th, 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

Art News – Artist Hunter Jonakin creates “Jeff Koons Must Die!!!” Video Game

Friday, March 25th, 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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