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New York: “New Harmony: Abstraction Between the Wars” at The Guggenheim Museum Through September 8th 2013

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby’s and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, Tonight May 7th and tomorrow May 8th, 2013

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Seller’s Market Hints at Landmarks Sales at Auction This Month

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Met to Receive $1 Billion in Cubist Masterworks

Tuesday, April 9th, 2013

MoMA Celebrates the Art of 1913

Sunday, January 13th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Paola Pivi, “How I Roll” at Central Park, through August 26, 2012

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

GO SEE – New York: Louise Bourgeois ‘The Fabric Works’ at Cheim & Read, through June 25, 2011

Saturday, May 28th, 2011

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 VIP Preview Day News Roundup and Photoset, Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

AO Onsite Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale in New York Brings in $231.4M; Sets Records for Matisse & Gris (UPDATED WITH VIDEO)

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

AO Breaking News: Louise Bourgeois Dies Today at age 98 in New York

Monday, May 31st, 2010

AO News RoundUp: Five Modern Masterpieces, valued at up to $613 million, stolen from the Museum of Modern Art in Paris

Friday, May 21st, 2010

AO On Site – Picasso’s Paris in Philadelphia and New York: “Picasso and the Avant-Garde in Paris” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 25, 2010, and at the Guggenheim “Paris and the avant-garde: Modern Masters from the Guggenheim Collection” through May 12, 2010

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Go See – ‘PICASSO’S LATE SCULPTURE: WOMAN. The Collection in Context’ at Museo Picasso Málaga, through August 30, 200900

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s “The Modern Age,” the Alice Lawrence and Hillman family collections sell for less than 50% of estimate as Rothko and Manet headliners are pulled

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Newslinks: Saturday, August 2, 2008

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

$1.6 billion on sale at Moscow World Fine Art Fair

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 9th, 2016

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist, Modern and Art of the Surreal Evening Sales, February 2nd 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Go See – Rome: ‘Alexander Calder’ at Palazzo delle Esposizioni through February 14, 2010

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009
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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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