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Walker Center Deals with Fallout Over Sam Durant Controversy

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Walker Art Center Receives $1 million Mellon Foundation Grant

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

New York – Kara Walker: “A Subtlety” at The Domino Sugar Factory Through July 6th, 2014

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

London – Kara Elizabeth Walker: “Negress” at Camden Arts Centre Through January 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Kara Walker “Fall Frum Grace, Miss Pipi’s Blue Tale” at Lehmann Maupin through June 4, 2011

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

AO On Site – SculptureCenter’s Lucky Draw 2010, April 13th, 2010, Long Island City, New York

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Go See – New York: 'THE FEMALE GAZE: WOMEN LOOK AT WOMEN' featuring Roni Horn, Diane Arbus, Mickalene Thomas, Louise Bourgeois, Alice Neel, Marilyn Minter, Vanessa Beecroft, Jenny Holzer, Sarah Lucas, Catherine Opie, Kara Walker, Marina Abramovic, Cindy Sherman, Tracy Emin, Lisa Yuskavage, Nan Goldin, Marlene Dumas and more at Cheim & Read through September 19, 2009

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Kara Walker

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Kara Walker now open at Whitney

Friday, October 12th, 2007

AO On Site – Paris: Kiki Smith ‘Chasing Shadows’ at Galerie Lelong through June 30, 2012

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Dakota Tribes Discussing Whether to Burn Sam Durant’s Work in Minneapolis

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Sam Durant to Dismantle Gallows Sculpture in Minneapolis

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

New York – Jason Moran: “STAGED” at Luhring Augustine Through July 29th, 2016

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

New York – Catherine Opie: “Portraits and Landscapes” and “700 Nimes Road” at Lehmann Maupin Through February 20th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

New York – Robert Smithson: “Pop” at James Cohan Gallery Through January 17th, 2016

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

AO On-Site: Art Week Miami Opening Night, December 1st, 2015

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Anne Pasternak Named Head of Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

New York – Hito Steyerl at Artist’s Space Through May 24th, 2015

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Paris – Bjarne Melgaard: “The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment” at Galerie Thaddeus Ropac Through March 14th, 2015

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

London – Tauba Auerbach: “The New Ambidextrous Universe” at ICA Through June 15th, 2014

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

AO Preview – Frieze New York Art Week, May 7th – 11th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Paris – Philippe Parreno: “Anywhere, Anywhere out of The World” at Palais de Tokyo, through January 12th 2014

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

New York – Edward Hopper: “Hopper Drawing” at The Whitney Through October 6th, 2013

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

AO On-Site: Water Mill – The Parrish Art Museum Annual Midsummer Party: Saturday July 13th 2013

Friday, July 19th, 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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