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AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 10th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – Phillips 20th Century Sale, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s “Bound to Fail” Curated Evening Sale, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Los Angeles – “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016” at Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel Through September 4th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 10th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

New York – Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon: “Forgetting the Hand” at David Zwirner Through February 20th, 2016

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

New York – “Greater New York” at MoMA PS1 Through March 7th, 2016

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

London – “Childish Things” at Skarstedt Gallery Through November 21st, 2015

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 11th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

New York – Jim Shaw: “The End is Here” at The New Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

New York – “What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art 1960 to the Present” at Matthew Marks Through August 14th, 2015

Friday, August 14th, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel at Messe Basel, June 18th-21st, 2015

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

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

Monday, June 15th, 2015

New York – Tony Oursler at Lehmann Maupin, Through June 14th, 2015

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

“Like-Kind” Exchanges in Art Market Undergoing Tax Scrutiny

Monday, April 27th, 2015

New York – Alex Da Corte: “Die Hexe” at Luxembourg and Dayan Through April 11th, 2015

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

New York – John Waters: “Beverly Hills John” at Marianne Boesky Gallery Through February 14th, 2015

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

New York – “Freezer Burn” Organized by Rita Ackermann at Hauser and Wirth Through December 20th, 2014

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

New York – Independent Projects at Center 548, November 6th-8th, 10th-15th, 2014

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC at Grand Palais and (OFF)ICIELLE at The City of Fashion and Design, October 22nd-26th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

New York – Jim Shaw: “I Only Wanted You to Love Me” at Metro Pictures Through October 25th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

New York – “Another Look at Detroit” at Marlborough Chelsea and Marianne Boesky Through August 8th, 2014

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Los Angeles – “Titans of the Stratosphere” at Patrick Painter Through July 26th 2014

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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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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