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AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Actual Size Curated Sale and Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Palm Springs Art Fair Planned to Coincide with Coachella

Monday, January 4th, 2016

French Filmmaker to Search for Hidden Ruscha Sculpture

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

New York — Jonathan Monk: “I went to school with someone called Jonathon Monk” at Casey Kaplan Through October 18th, 2014

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Artists Baldessari, Kruger, Opie and Ruscha Join MOCA Search Team for New Director

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

Baldessari and Ruscha Talk Artschwager at the Hammer Museum

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

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

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Dasha Zukhova and The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture presents “Commercial Break” curated by Neville Wakefield

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site – NYC: “Salad days” at The Journal Gallery Through December 15th, 2010 (with Video Interview and Editorial by Patrick Meagher)

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

Go See-Abu Dhabi: RSTW (Rauschenberg, Ruscha, Serra, Twombly, Warhol, and Wool) from the Collection of Larry Gagosian at the Manarat Al Saadiyat through January 24th, 2011

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

AO Auction Results – London: Wednesday, October 13th, Phillips de Pury Contemporary Art Auction Within Presale Estimates, Sets New Records for Aaron Young, Sterling Ruby

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Go See – Los Angeles: 'Dennis Hopper Double Standard' curated by Julian Schnabel at MOCA through September 26th, 2010

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

AO Onsite – Auction Results: Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale and works from the Collection of Michael Crichton – headlined by Jasper Johns $29 million Flag

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Phillips de Pury’s Contemporary Evening Sale Wednesday November 12, 2009 – a modest sale totaling within estimate at $7,099,250

Friday, November 13th, 2009

AO on Site New York – Art for awareness, Lance Armstrong brings an impressive group of artists together for his Stages exhibition and auction, Art Observed was on site to speak to those involved

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 2 of 5 (AO On-Site): Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, New York, Tuesday, November 11th: Sotheby’s crushed by guarantees, Eli Broad: “It’s a half-price sale”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

AO Roundup: 2008 Frieze Art Fair, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips London Auctions; Art Market Inflection Point Reached

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Newslinks for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Embattled Lehman Brothers CEO and wife to auction $20 million of post-war and contemporary art through Christie’s

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Go See: Red October Chocolate Factory at Gagosian in Moscow, September 18 through October 25, 2008

Friday, September 19th, 2008

Hirst, Gagosian & Bono's V-Day (Red) Auction raises $42 million for AIDS

Friday, February 15th, 2008

AO On-Site: The Opening of Miami Art Week, November 29th, 2016

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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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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