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

Friday, November 6th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 24th, 2015

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale Set to Break Records in London

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

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

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist/Modern and Post-War/Contemporary Auctions, May 5th-14th, 2015

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Works Seized in Brazil’s Petrobas Investigation Donated to Oscar Niemeyer Museum

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 4th, 2015

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Portugal Will Move Forward on the Sale of 85 Miró Works from the National Collection

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Angolan Millionaire Makes Reported Bid for Portugal’s Miró Artworks

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

John Waters and Jeff Koons Pack Orpheum Theatre for Artist Talk

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

New York – Peter Doig: “Early Works” at Michael Werner, through January 4th 2014

Friday, January 3rd, 2014

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Jan Krugier’s Collection to Go to the Auction Block at Christie’s

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

AO Auction Preview – Modern and Impressionist Evening Auctions in London, June 18th-19th, 2013

Tuesday, June 18th, 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

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

Friday, November 9th, 2012

New York – AO Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, November 7th, 2012, Fluctuating sales with records achieved.

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

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

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

New York – AO Auction Preview: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s, November 7th & 8th, 2012

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Vernissage Photoset, Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

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

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
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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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