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New York – Ryder Ripps: “Alone Together” at Red Bull Studios Through April 12th, 2015

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

New York – Ryder Ripps: “Ho” at Postmasters Through February 28th, 2015

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Ryder Ripps Profiled in New York Times

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

AO Photoset – New York: Rhizome’s 15th Anniversary Benefit Party at The New Museum, Friday, April 21st, 2011

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

AO On Site Photo Collection – New York: B.Y.O.B. at Spencer Brownstone Gallery, Friday November 12, 2010

Monday, November 15th, 2010

AO On Site Photoset, with link summary – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Preview and News Summary, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thursday, December 1st, 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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