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AO Preview – Miami Beach: Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach, November 30th – December 4th, 2016

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

New York – Tacita Dean : ‘…my English breath in foreign clouds’ at Marian Goodman, New York Through April 23, 2016

Saturday, April 23rd, 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 – New York: SPRING/BREAK Art Show at Skylight Moynihan Station, March 3rd-8th, 2015

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC at Grand Palais and (OFF)ICIELLE at The City of Fashion and Design, October 22nd-26th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

New York – Spring Exhibitions at The New Museum Through June 29th, 2014

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

AO Preview – Frieze New York Art Week, May 7th – 11th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

AO On-Site: Dia Art Foundation Fall Gala, Monday, November 11, 2013

Monday, November 18th, 2013

AO – Auction Results: Phillips Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Monday, November 11, 2013

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

New York – James Turrell at The Guggenheim Museum Through September 25th, 2013

Friday, August 9th, 2013

AO On-Site: Water Mill – The Parrish Art Museum Annual Midsummer Party: Saturday July 13th 2013

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Susanne du Toit’s portrait of son wins BP portrait award

Friday, June 21st, 2013

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

New York – Vito Schnabel presents “White Collar Crimes” at Acquavella Galleries, Through March 27th 2013

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

New York – AO On Site: The Kitchen Benefit Art Auction, November 26th, 2012

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

New York City – Galleries, Artists and Museums Clean Up and Recover from Hurricane Sandy as Power is Restored: Ways to Help

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Frieze London: Art Fair Preview, Schedule and News Summary, October 11th-14th, 2012

Monday, October 8th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

AO On Site: “Friends with Benefits” at Lehmann Maupin through August 10, 2012

Friday, August 10th, 2012

AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst Retrospective at Tate Modern through September 9, 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset, with link summary – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Preview and News Summary, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

AO On Site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Sculpture Garden at the Tuileries, October 20-23, 2011

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
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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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