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New York – The 2017 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum, Through June 11th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Museums Consultant David Gordon Pens Piece in Art Newspaper Examining Challenges for Tate

Sunday, November 6th, 2016

New York: “People Who Work Here” at David Zwirner Through August 5th, 2016

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

New York – NADA New York at Basketball City on Pier 36, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

Picasso Bust Case Sees Decision Allowing Qatari Agent to Interview Picasso’s Daughter

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Lawsuit Filed Over Ownership of Major Picasso Bust

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

New York – Isa Genzken at David Zwirner Through October 31st, 2015

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

New York – Doris Salcedo at The Guggenheim Through October 12th, 2015

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Artist Sues Starbucks Over Unlicensed Use of Work

Friday, June 26th, 2015

New York – Karl Holmqvist and Rikrit Tiravanija at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise Through April 25th, 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

New York – Philip Taaffe at Luhring Augustine Bushwick Through April 26th, 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

New York – “Here and Elsewhere” at the New Museum Through September 28th, 2014

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

New York – Lee Bul at Lehmann Maupin, through June 21st 2014

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Qatari Wealth Plays Out in the International Market

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

AO On-Site – Los Angeles: “Lost In LA” At Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, January 27, 2013

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

London: Jonas Mekas at The Serpentine Gallery Through January 27th, 2013

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

AO Interview – Peter Burr before his “Special Effect” performance at The Museum of the Moving Image tomorrow, Friday, January 18th at 7PM

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Kochi, Kerala, India – The First Annual Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Through March 13th, 2013

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

New York – “Gerhard Richter: Painting 2012″ at Marian Goodman Gallery through October 13th, 2012

Friday, October 5th, 2012

New York: Group Show Curated by Tom Burr – “Now I am quietly waiting for the catastrophe of my personality to seem beautiful again, and interesting, and modern” at Bortolami Gallery Through October 27th, 2012

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

New York – John Chamberlain: Sculptures in the plaza of the Seagram Building, presented by Gagosian Gallery, through November 16th, 2012

Monday, August 27th, 2012

AO On Site – Far Rockaway: Creative Time Artist Sandcastle Competition, Friday August 18th, 2012

Monday, August 20th, 2012

AO Onsite – New York: Bushwick Open Studios Friday June 1st to Sunday June 3rd, 2012

Monday, June 4th, 2012

Tuesday, April 3rd, 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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