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Paris – Taryn Simon: “Rear Views, A Star-forming Nebula, and the Office of Foreign Propaganda” at Jeu de Paume, through May 17th 2015

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Paris – Lorna Simpson at Jeu de Paume Through September 1st, 2013

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Go See – Paris: Diane Arbus at Jeu de Paume through February 5, 2012

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Go See – Paris: Francesco Vezzoli’s ‘Right You Are (If You Think You Are)’ at the Jeu de Paume through January 17th 2010

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Bologna: Marcel Broodthaers ‘L’espace de l’écriture’ at the Museo de Arte Moderna di Bologna through May 6, 2012

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Don’t Miss – Stockholm: Ed Ruscha “Fifty Years Of Painting” at Moderna Museet through September 5th, 2010

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

New York – G.T. Pellizzi: “Financial Times” at Mary Boone Gallery, Through March 1st, 2014

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Berlin – Diane Arbus: Retrospective at Martin-Gropius-Bau Museum Through September 23rd, 2012

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Paris: Ellsworth Kelly at Galerie Marian Goodman through July 13, 2012

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Agathe Snow at Maccarone Gallery through April 28, 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Don’t Miss- New York: Marcel Broodthaers “Major Works” at Michael Werner through November 13, 2010

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Musee D’ Orsay France

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 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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