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

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Friday, March 9th, 2012

Don’t Miss – New York: David Zwirner “The House Without the Door” through August 5th, 2011

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

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

Go See – London: Uwe Wittwer: Raised Hide at Haunch of Venison until October 3, 2009

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Go See: Hernan Bas at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, through May 24, 2009

Monday, March 2nd, 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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