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DiCaprio’s 11th Hour Auction Vastly Exceeds All Sales Estimates with $38.5 Million Grand Total

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

New York – AO Auction Results: Phillips de Pury & Co. Contemporary Evening Sale, Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Friday, November 16th, 2012

New York – AO Auction Results: Christie’s Postwar & Contemporary Evening Sale, Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Paris – FIAC 39th International Contemporary Art Fair Week Preview: October 18th-21st, 2012

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction, June 27, 2012

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

AO On Site – Art 43 Basel Final Photoset and AO News Wrapup

Monday, June 18th, 2012

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, May 9, 2012

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results: Christie’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Wednesday Nov. 10 Realizes $272.8M; Records Set for Lichtenstein & 8 Other Artists

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

AO AUCTION RESULTS: Sotheby’s sale of works from The Neuberger Berman and Lehman Brothers Corporate Art Collections raises $12.3 million in New York, September 25th, 2010

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

AO Auction Preview: Two years after declaring bankruptcy Lehman Brothers hopes to sell hundred of artworks worth millions at 3 auctions in UK & US

Friday, August 20th, 2010

AO On Site – Art Basel, Switzerland: Art 41 Basel Preview, Buyers Active

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Phillips de Pury & Company Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London Monday, June 29, 2009 – Comes Just Short of Low Estimate

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Go See – London: Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture at the Saatchi Gallery through September 13th 2009

Friday, June 5th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Phillips de Pury, Thursday, February 12th; Satisfactory but not strong.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 4 of 5: Phillips de Pury’s Contemporary Art Sale, New York, Thursday, November 13th, Results “brutal” but Phillip’s clear due to lack of Guarantees

Monday, November 17th, 2008

AO On Site: “Pretty Ugly” at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Maccarone in New York, through August 29

Friday, July 11th, 2008
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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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