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Titian Show in Prague Delayed Over Insurance Concerns

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Titian Portrait Rediscovered in Basement of National Gallery

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Portrait Long Held by National Gallery of Canada Confirmed to be by Titian

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

London – Metamorphosis 2012: Titian with Chris Ofili, Conrad Shawcross, Mark Wallinger at The National Gallery through September 23rd

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

AO Breaking: Titian’s Diana and Castillo purchased by the National Galleries of London and Scotland

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

AO News Summary: New Record For Titian Painting Set at Sotheby’s Old Master Sale in New York January 27, 2011

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Go See – London: Titian's "Triumph of Love" at The National Gallery, Through September 20, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Titian’s Diana and Actaeon is secured

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Titian

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

National UK Galleries mobilize to secure Titian masterworks

Monday, September 1st, 2008

New York – Robert Longo: “The Destroyer Cycle” at Metro Pictures Through June 17th, 2017

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Art Newspaper Looks at History of Courbet’s “Origin of the World”

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

London – Jenny Saville: “Erota” at Gagosian Gallery Through July 9th, 2016

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Basel – Gerhard Richter: “Pictures/Series” at Fondation Beyeler Through September 7th, 2014

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

London – Jenny Saville: “Oxyrhynchus” at Gagosian Gallery, through July 26th 2014

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

Manet’s “Olympia” Cleared to Leave Paris for Venice

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

London – “Chris Ofili: To Take and To Give” at Victoria Miro, Through November 10th, 2012

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site – “All That is Unseen” Group Show with performance by Mirror, Mirror at Allan Nederpelt, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, Friday February 18th, 2011 (Update: Video)

Monday, March 7th, 2011

AO On Site – “All That is Unseen” Group Show with performance by Mirror, Mirror at Allan Nederpelt, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York, Friday February 18th, 2011

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

AO News Summary – Berlin: Stolen Caravaggio Worth $100 million Recovered by German Police

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Go see – London: Damien Hirst “Blue Paintings” at the Wallace Collection through January 24, 2010

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Go See – London: Turner and the Masters at Tate Britain, through January 31, 2010

Wednesday, September 23rd, 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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