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AO On Site – New York: Jenny Holzer ‘Endgame’ at Skarstedt Gallery through April 7, 2012

Monday, March 26th, 2012

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art, despite select notable sales, overall results were poor

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

The Fall New York auctions are on right now, beginning with this Evening’s Sotheby’s Contemporary Sales

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Washington D.C. – Xavier Veilhan: “Intersections: Xavier Veilhan (In)Balance” at The Phillips Collection, through February 10th, 2013

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Paris: Ellsworth Kelly at Galerie Marian Goodman through July 13, 2012

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Art Fair Preview, news summary and schedule: The Armory Show and Armory Week 2011 Begins in New York City

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Go See – London: ‘Futurism’ at Tate Modern through September 20th 2009

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

AO Auction Roundup 5 of 5 – November Auction Summary: the reality of an indisputable buyer’s market

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

Columbia University MFA Show: Growing Pains

Thursday, May 10th, 2007
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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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