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New York – Billy Childish: “Flowers, Nudes and Birch Trees: New Paintings 2015″ at Lehmann Maupin Through October 31st, 2015

Monday, October 26th, 2015

AO On Site (with Video) – New York: Billy Childish ‘I am the Billy Childish’ at Lehmann Maupin through January 21, 2012

Monday, January 9th, 2012

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week in New York, February 28th – March 5th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

AO Onsite – New York: White Columns’ Benefit Exhibition and Auction Saturday, May 15, 2010

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

For the Love of Copyright Law: ‘Red Rag to a Bull’ prods Damien Hirst over lawsuit

Wednesday, February 18th, 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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