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AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Contemporary Art Evening Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s Bring in Over $550M, Several Artist Records Set

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

AO on site Photoset: Art Basel 42 Vernissage and VIP preview

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Go See – New York: Cory Arcangel "Pro Tools" at The Whitney through September 11th, 2011

Friday, June 10th, 2011

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

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site for the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of the 54th International Art Exhibition in the Central Pavilion, and announcement of 2011 winners of the Golden and Silver Lions

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

AO On Site Interview – New York: Performance Group CHERYL at Move!, MoMA PS1

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Go See – New York: ‘WHITE NOISE’ at James Cohan Gallery through August 12, 2009

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Go See: Sonic Youth Etc. : Sensational Fix at the Kunsthalle Düsseldorf through May 10, 2009

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

White Cube

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Paula Cooper

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007
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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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