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AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AO On-Site – Venice: The National Pavilions at the Venice Biennale, May 13th – November 26th, 2017

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

Venice Biennale Awards Ceremony, May 13th, 2017

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2017

Friday, May 5th, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 7th, 2017.

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Paris— Cy Twombly at The Centre Pompidou Through April 24th, 2017

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 7th, 2017

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Artists Adam Pendleton, Rashid Johnson, Ellen Gallagher and Julie Mehretu Buy Nina Simone’s Birthplace

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

AO On-Site – Mexico City: Zona Maco Art Fair, February 8th – 12th, 2017

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Burial Site of Paul Gauguin’s Father Found in Chile

Monday, November 7th, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: Bushwick Open Studios 2016, October 1st-2nd, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

New York — “The Language of Things” at City Hall Park Through September 29th, 2016

Monday, August 29th, 2016

New York — Stephen Prina: “galesburg, illinois+” at Petzel Gallery Through June 18th, 2016

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

New York – NADA New York at Basketball City on Pier 36, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: SPRING/BREAK Art Show in the Skylight at Moynihan Station, March 1st – 7th, 2016

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

New York – Carroll Dunham at Gladstone Gallery Through December 4th, 2015

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Bank of America Announces 13 New Conservation Grants

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

A Look at the Trove of Contemporary Art Show on Fox’s “Empire”

Friday, October 16th, 2015

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

Wednesday, August 26th, 2015

New York – John Singer Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends at the Met Through October 4th, 2015

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

AO On-Site: Bushwick Open Studios 2015, June 5th-7th, 2015

Monday, June 8th, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: The 2015 Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 4th – 8th, 2015

Friday, March 6th, 2015
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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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