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Go See: Damien Hirst: ‘Requiem’ at the Pinchuk Artcentre in Kiev, Ukraine through September 20th, 2009

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Guardian Publishes List of Art World’s Most Powerful

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Wins Future Generation Art Prize December 7th, 2012

Friday, December 7th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst Retrospective at Tate Modern through September 9, 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Art Observed Newslinks for Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday, September 30th 2008

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Newslinks: Thursday July 3, 2008

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008

AO Fair Photoset and Recap – London: Frieze Artfair at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Sunday, October 20th, 2013
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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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