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“Artist Rooms” to take works by Warhol, Beuys, Koons, Richter, Viola, among others from the Anthony d’Offay collection on tour of the UK

Monday, January 26th, 2009

British Dealer Anthony D’Offay Sells 725 Works to Tate for Reported Fifth of Their Value

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Liverpool: Martin Creed ‘Artist Rooms’ at Tate Liverpool through May 27, 2012

Monday, March 19th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Go See – Middlesbrough, England: Gerhard Richter at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, through November 15, 2009

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Newslinks for Sunday, March 15, 2009

Sunday, March 15th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Wednesday, March 4th, 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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