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Portrait of Damien Hirst to go on View at National Portrait Galleries This Fall

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Babyshambles Reveal Damien Hirst Designed Artwork

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

AO News roundup: Damien Hirst’s ‘Beautiful Inside My Head Forever’ auction at Sotheby’s London is happening right now

Monday, September 15th, 2008

London-“Nothing But Time: Paul Thek Revisited” at the Pace Gallery through November 9, 2013

Friday, November 1st, 2013

AO News Summary: Jerry Hall, Model and Ex-Wife of Mick Jagger, Will Send 14 Works To Auction At Sotheby’s London Contemporary Art Sale in October

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

London Auction Activity Round Up

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Museo Jumex Opens in Mexico City

Monday, November 18th, 2013

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Thursday, July 7th, 2011
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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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