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New York – Yinka Shonibare MBE: “Rage of the Ballet Gods” at James Cohan Gallery Through June 20th, 2015

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

AO Preview – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

New York – AO On Site: Independent Curators International Annual Fall Benefit & Auction, Monday, November 19th, 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art 43 Basel Vernissage and VIP Preview

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO On Site – London: Elmgreen & Dragset’s Fourth Plinth installation ‘Powerless Structures, Fig. 101′ at Trafalgar Square through February 2013

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Contemporary Art Evening Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s Bring in Over $550M, Several Artist Records Set

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

AO on site – Art 42 Basel 2011: Art Parcours, contemporary art throughout the historic city of St. Alban Tal, Basel

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Raises £44.4 million ($71 million); Richter & Warhol Are Top Lots

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

AO News Summary: London’s 2012 and 2013 Fourth Plinth Winners Announced: German ‘Hahn/Cock’ and Scandinavian ‘Powerless Structures, Fig. 101′

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Don’t Miss – London: RCA Secret 2010 Exhibition at the Royal College of Art through November 19, 2010

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

AO On Site – London (with newslink summary): Frieze Art Fair 2010 opens to relatively brisk buying from still measured collectors

Thursday, October 14th, 2010
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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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