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AO On Site – Art 43 Basel Final Photoset and AO News Wrapup

Monday, June 18th, 2012

AO Summary and Links – Hong Kong: Hong Kong International Art Fair, May 17–20, 2012

Monday, May 21st, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, May 11th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 94 & 92, March 8-11, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

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

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO on site Photoset Preview: Art 42 Basel – Art Unlimited and Art Statements at the main fair

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Go See – Margate, UK: “Revealed: Turner Contemporary Opens” through September 4th 2011

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results: Carte Blanche & Contemporary Evening Sales at Phillips de Pury in New York on Monday Nov. 8 Together Realize $137M; Warhol sells for $63.4M

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Go See – New York: Ragnar Kjartansson at Luhring Augustine, through August 13

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Zaha Hadid’s Chanel Mobile Art Space coming to Central Park October 20th to November 9th

Monday, July 28th, 2008

French estuary on display

Saturday, June 30th, 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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