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East Hampton — Taryn Simon: “The Innocents” at Guild Hall Through July 30th, 2017

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

New York – Taryn Simon: “An Occupation of Loss” at the Park Avenue Armory Through September 25th, 2016

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

New York – Taryn Simon: “Paperwork and the Will of Capital” at Gagosian Gallery Through March 26th, 2016

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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

Go See – London: Taryn Simon’s “A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters” at Tate Modern until September 6th, 2011

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Go See – New York: Taryn Simon “Contraband” at Lever House through December 31, 2010

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Don’t Miss the Opening: Taryn Simon’s ‘An American Index of the Hidden and Unfamiliar’ at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

Friday, September 12th, 2008

GO SEE: Taryn Simon at Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, February 16 – March 15

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

New York – “Storylines” at the Guggenheim Museum Through September 9th, 2015

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

Japanese Curator Launches Inaccessible Exhibition on Grounds of Fukushima Power Plant

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” – The 56th Venice Biennale at The Arsenale Through November 22nd, 2015

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Newslinks: Saturday August 16th, 2008

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

NEWSLINKS 1.29.08

Tuesday, January 29th, 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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