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RIP – Fluxus Pioneer Ben Patterson at the Age of 82

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Los Angeles-John Armleder at David Kordansky Gallery through February 25, 2017

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Basel – AO On-Site: Art Basel Art Fair, June 16th – 19th, 2016

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

New York – Yoko Ono: “One Woman Show 1961-1970″ at MoMA Through September 7th, 2015

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

New York – “I Dropped the Lemon Tart” at Lisa Cooley Through August 21st, 2015

Monday, July 27th, 2015

New York – Joseph Beuys: “Multiples from The Reinhard Schlegel Collection” at Mitchell-Innes and Nash Through April 18th, 2015

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

New York – Nam June Paik: “Becoming Robot” at the Asia Society Through January 4th, 2014

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

New York – Allan McCollum: “The Shapes Project: Perfect Couples” at Petzel Gallery Through October 4th, 2014

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

Miami – Ai Weiwei: “According to What” at Perez Art Museum Through March 16th, 2014

Monday, January 27th, 2014

New York: Cary Leibowitz: “paintings and belt buckles,” at Invisible-Exports Through October 13th, 2013

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Paris – Joseph Beuys: “Iphigenie” at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris Pantin, through January 27th, 2013

Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Washington D.C.: Doug Aitken ‘Song 1′ at The Hirschhorn Museum through May 13, 2012

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

AO Guest Editorial (With Video): Collective Show at Participant Inc., September 15 through September 26, 2010

Friday, October 1st, 2010

Go See – Hamburg: ‘High Ideals and Crazy Dreams,’ a group show curated by Gerwald Rockenschaub at the Vera Munro gallery through September 30th, 2010

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

AO On Site: 6th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art: La Monnaie Vivante after Pierre Klossowski, staged by Pierre Bal-Blanc

Friday, July 2nd, 2010

Go See – New York: Joseph Beuys at PaceWildenstein, 534 West 22nd Street, through April 10, 2010

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Go See – London: Per Kirkeby at the Tate Modern through September 6th 2009

Friday, July 17th, 2009

Go See: Jack Hanley Gallery, Joseph Beuys: Plakate: Signed Posters 1969-87, through Aug 31, 2008

Tuesday, August 5th, 2008

Lithuania Approves New Zaha Hadid Designed Guggenheim Museum

Friday, June 20th, 2008

AO on Site: Catherine Sullivan at Metro Pictures

Thursday, February 7th, 2008
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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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