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New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Breaking News – $1.1 million Rene Magritte painting stolen from Belgian museum

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Missing Piece of Magritte Work Found Under Another Work

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

The Guardian Examines Magritte’s Comic Timing

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Christie’s to Sell Three Magritte Works at Impressionist and Modern Auction Next Month in New York

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Opening Ceremony Launches Magritte Capsule Line

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Opening Ceremony to Launch Line of Magritte-Inspired Clothes

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Researchers and Museums Lead Hunt for Hidden Magritte

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Missing Magritte Found In Segments Beneath Two Other Works

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Go See – NY: “La Carte D’Aprés Nature” curated by Thomas Demand and featuring René Magritte, Rodney Graham, Tacita Dean at Matthew Marks through October 8th, 2011

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Magritte Museum opens today in Brussels with largest collection of the artist’s work

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

AO Auction Previews – Impressionist/Modern and Post-War Evening Sales in London, February 27th – March 8th, 2018

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 13th, 2017

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – Fall Auction Week in New York City, November 13th to 16th, 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 27th, 2017

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sale, March 1st, 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 28th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

AO Auction Previews – London: Surrealist, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, February 28th – March 1st, 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 9th, 2016

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist, Modern and Art of the Surreal Evening Sales, February 2nd 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2015

Friday, November 6th, 2015
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New York – Urs Fischer: “Sotatsu” at Gagosian Gallery Through June 23rd, 2018

May 26th, 2018

Urs Fischer, Sōtatsu (detail) (2018)New York, Artworks © Urs Fischer, Photo Rob McKeever
Urs Fischer, Sōtatsu (detail) (2018)New York, Artworks © Urs Fischer, Photo Rob McKeever

Throughout the career of Swiss artist Urs Fischer, space and form have long worked in lock step with acts of repetition and iteration, allowing his myriad approaches towards studio process to create ever-evolving forms and bodies of work that change as much from piece to piece as they do series to series.  For his most recent body of works on view now at Gagosian Gallery‘s uptown location, the artist takes this interest to a natural conclusion, creating a series of panel-based paintings that draw on a gradual evolution in the painter’s improvisations on single images.
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German Lost Art Plans New Guidelines for Project Funding

May 25th, 2018

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I, by Gustav Klimt, via Market WatchThe German Lost Art Foundation will begin developing guidelines for funding projects in provenance research for museums, collections and basic research, the Washington Post reports. The funding continues the organization’s attempts to provide restitution support for lost and looted art pieces.
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The Guardian Spotlights New Performance Piece at CERN

May 25th, 2018

Haroon Mirza and Gaika, via The GuardianThe Guardian spotlights an ambitious and expansive body of performance works set to take place at the CERN Large Hadron Collider, organized by a group of artists including Jack Jelfs and Haroon Mirza. “It’s like the way people look at Stonehenge,” says the DJ Elijah, who is part of the project. “That could be like Cern 1,000 years in the future – maybe not even that far ahead. ‘Why were people smashing particles together to work out how the universe started?’ This is the biggest machine ever created, maybe nothing will ever be bigger. So it might be seen as a ritual site.”
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