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Go See – Athens: Louise Bourgeois at the Museum of Cycladic Art through September 12, 2010

Saturday, August 7th, 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 Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Round- up – “A lot less ornament and a lot more substance”

Monday, December 7th, 2009

Spectacular Yves Saint Laurent auction raises record breaking $264 million, sets records for Mondrian, Matisse

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s London, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, February 4th

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

New York Auction Roundup: Week of impressionist, modern and contemporary

Sunday, May 11th, 2008

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2015

Friday, November 6th, 2015

New York – Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, November 4th and 5th, 2014

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

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

Madonna to Sell Léger to Benefit Girls’ Education

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

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

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

Tuesday, December 15th, 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
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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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