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

Friday, May 5th, 2017

MoCA Receives Major Gift of Twenty-Two Contemporary Works

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

AO Preview – Basel: Art Basel Week Through June 19th, 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016

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

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 21st – 25th, 2015

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

Ed Ruscha Preps Cactus Omelette for London Festival

Monday, March 30th, 2015

AO Preview – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

AO On-Site: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island – May 9th-11th, 2014

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

AO Fair Preview: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th-9th, 2013

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

AO on site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Press Preview, October 23rd, 2013

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

AO on Site – London: Frieze Artfair Preview, October 16th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Popularity of Mirror Works Reflects Current Art Trends at Basel

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2013 Preview, June 13th-16th, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

London – Maurizio Cattelan: “Think Twice: Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Maurizio Cattelan” at Whitechapel Gallery, through December 2nd, 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

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Los Angeles: Regen Projects’ Inaugural Exhibition of New Gallery at 6750 Santa Monica Boulevard on Sept. 22nd

Monday, September 24th, 2012

AO Newslink

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Washington, DC: Barbara Kruger: “Belief + Doubt” at The Hirshorn Museum Through August 27, 2015

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, July 20th, 2012
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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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