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Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez Introduces Bill Easing Student Loan for Arts Workers

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

$14 Million Velazquez for Sale at TEFAF

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Rediscovered Velazquez Portrait Sells At Bonhams London for $4.7M

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

American Art Historian Donates Velázquez to Prado

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

New York – Kehinde Wiley: “A New Republic” at The Brooklyn Museum Through May 24th, 2015

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

London- “In Homage” at Skarstedt Gallery Through August 8th, 2014

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Alain de Botton Comments on the Meaning and Benefits of Fine Art

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

Dorset Version of Velázquez’s Las Meninas May in Fact be Original

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Berlin – George Condo: “Paintings and Sculpture” Sprüth Magers through June 22nd, 2013

Monday, June 10th, 2013

AO On – Site Interview: Andrea Mary Marshall at the Opening of “Gia Condo” – Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at Allegra LaViola

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

London: ‘The Mystery of Appearance’ at Haunch of Venison through February 18, 2012

Sunday, February 12th, 2012

AO News Summary – New Haven: Yale University Basement Yields Possible Velázquez

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Go See – Kleve, Germany: A forty-work retrospective of Alex Katz at Museum Kurhaus Kleve through Feb. 21, 2010

Saturday, January 2nd, 2010

Go See – Moscow: Damien Hirst’s “The Dead” at Triumph Gallery on view until January 17, 2010

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Go See – New York: ‘Velázquez Rediscovered’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through February 7, 2010

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday September 15th, 2009

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Go See – New York: Francis Bacon – A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Through August 16, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Francis Bacon to have a retrospective at Tate Britain: September 11 through January 4

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Francisco Goya

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Francis Bacon

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008
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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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