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The Met Considering Lucio Fontana Exhibition at Former Whitney Site

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

New York – Olaf Breuning: “The Life” at Metro Pictures Through July 31st, 2015

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Adolf Hitler Watercolors Sell for $440,000

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Frick to Abandon Proposed Renovation Plans

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Art Loss Register Involved in Several Major Provenance Disputers

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Hong Kong – Rudolf Stingel at Gagosian Gallery Through May 9th, 2015

Monday, April 6th, 2015

New York – Anicka Yi: “You Can Call Me F” at The Kitchen Through April 11th, 2015

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

Isabella Stewart Gardener Case Reportedly Solved by FBI

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Los Angeles – Pierre Huyghe at LACMA Through February 21st, 2015

Friday, February 6th, 2015

New Companies Spring Up in Thriving Art Market

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

New York – Juan Muñoz at Marian Goodman Gallery Through January 31st, 2015

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Untitled Miami at 12th and Ocean Drive, December 3rd -7th, 2014

Monday, December 8th, 2014

AO Preview – Miami: Art Basel and Miami Art Week, December 3rd-7th, 2014

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

New York – El Anatsui: “Trains of Thought” at Jack Shainman Gallery Through November 15th, 2014

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

New York – John Stezaker: “New Silkscreens” at Petzel Gallery Through November 8th, 2014

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

New York – Stephen Shore at 303 Gallery Through November 1st, 2014

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

Tel Aviv – Adel Abdessemed: “Mon Enfant” at Dvir Gallery Through October 11th, 2014

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

Mexican Art World Suffers in Wake of Anti-Drug Money Laundering Law

Friday, September 19th, 2014

New York – “Here and Elsewhere” at the New Museum Through September 28th, 2014

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

London – Gilbert & George: “Scapegoating Pictures for London” at White Cube Through September 28th, 2014

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

New York – Rene Ricard: “Remember” at Half Gallery Through September 8th, 2014

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Annandale-on-Hudson – Anne Collier at CCS Bard Galleries Through September 21st, 2014

Friday, August 29th, 2014

New York – Scott Benzel at Maccarone Through August 8th, 2014

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

A Personalized Room for a Francis Bacon Triptych

Friday, August 1st, 2014
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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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