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AO News Summary: Jerry Hall, Model and Ex-Wife of Mick Jagger, Will Send 14 Works To Auction At Sotheby’s London Contemporary Art Sale in October

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

AO AUCTION RESULTS: FEW SURPRISES AT SOTHEBY’S CONTEMPORARY EVENING AUCTION JUNE 28 LONDON

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

AO Auction Results: London – Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale the second most successful contemporary auction ever held at Sotheby’s, London

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Friday October 16th, exceeds expections of conservative estimates

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale Friday October 16th, Overall, expectations are reached and in many cases exceeded

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Lucian Freud

Friday, March 7th, 2008

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, November 13th, 2014

Friday, November 14th, 2014

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Queens, New York: Greater New York at MoMA PS1 Through October 18, 2010

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Newslinks for Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Tuesday, September 1st, 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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