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Inside a Dutch Art Collector’s Impressive Sculpture Garden

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Nighttime Tours of Tate Britain, Courtesy of Robots

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Impressive Art Collection Lies Scattered Across Lincoln Center

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – London: Modern and Impressionist Evening Sales, February 4-5th, 2014

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

AO – Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, November 5, 2013

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

British Sculptor Sir Anthony Caro Passes Away at 89 Years of Age

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

MGM Grand’s CityCenter Looks to Bring Museum-Quality Art Back to Las Vegas

Monday, September 9th, 2013

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

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

City of Yorkshire Launches Initiative to Bolster Sculptural Heritage

Monday, January 14th, 2013

New York – AO On Site: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Results, Thursday November 8th, 2012

Friday, November 9th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

New York – AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Day Sales, November 7th, 2012

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

London + Löwenbrau – “Thomas Houseago: I’ll be your Sister, Special Brew and The Mess I’m Looking For” at Hauser & Wirth, Through October 27th, 2012

Monday, October 29th, 2012

AO Newslink

Saturday, October 13th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, July 13th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s, Tuesday June 19, 2012

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

London: Sarah Lucas ‘Situation Make Love’ at Sadie Coles HQ through December 2012

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

AO On Site – London: ‘Picasso and Modern British Art’ at Tate Britain through July 15, 2012

Saturday, April 14th, 2012

Go See – New York: Anthony Caro ‘Caro on the Roof” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through October 30th, 2011

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Picasso and Gauguin Lead Impressionist & Modern Art Sales at Sotheby's & Christie's in London February 7-8th, 2011

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

Go See – London: ‘Modern British Sculpture’ at the Royal Academy of Arts Through April 7th, 2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale Realizes $227.5M; Sets Auction Record with $68.9M Modigliani Sale (UPDATED with VIDEO)

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010
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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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