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Artwork From the Detroit Institute of Art Worth Up $8.5 Billion

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Detroit Retirees Back Museum Spin-Off

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Detroit Gets $330 Million Donation Pledge to Save DIA Collection

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Detroit Free Press Explores Christie’s DIA Valuation and its Implications for Museums Worldwide

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Christie’s to Return to Detroit and Appraise DIA Collection

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Detroit Bankruptcy Puts DIA Collection on Unsteady Ground

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Michigan General Attorney Says Detroit Cannot Sell Art to Pay Its Debts

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

London – Francesca Woodman: “Zigzag” at Victoria Miro Through October 4th, 2014

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Judge Nixes Credit Request to Remove Art from DIA

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Michigan County Vows to Withdraw DIA Support if Works are Sold

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

AO Newslink

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Wakefield – Dana Schutz at The Hepworth Wakefield Gallery Through January 26th, 2014

Sunday, January 19th, 2014

New York – Ellen Gallagher “Don’t Axe Me” at New Museum Through September 15, 2013

Friday, August 30th, 2013

New York: Jim Shaw at Metro Pictures through April 21, 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Mike Kelley Dies from Apparent Suicide in Los Angeles at the age of 57

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

AO On Site fair and event preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 begins today through December 5th

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Go See – New York: Mike Kelley "Horizontal Tracking Shots" at the Gagosian Gallery through December 23rd, 2009

Saturday, November 14th, 2009

"Spiritual America": Richard Prince retrospective at the Guggenheim

Friday, September 28th, 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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