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Vienna – Georg Baselitz: “Remix” at The Albertina Through February 12th, 2014

Monday, January 20th, 2014

Collector and Private-Equity Magnate Leon Black Makes Art & Auction Power List

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Marina Abramovic’s “Scream” Tribute

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

Leon Black is the buyer of Raphael’s “Head of a Young Apostle”

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, Tuesday May 7th, 2013

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby’s and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, Tonight May 7th and tomorrow May 8th, 2013

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

Film Tour of Manet’s Exhibition at Royal Academy of Art To Screen April 11th

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

AO On-Site: The 2013 Armory Show in New York City – March 6th-10th, 2013

Friday, March 8th, 2013

100 Years On, The Armory Show Looks Back at its Definitive First Show

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Bloomberg Lists Top Ten Auction Sales of 2012, Up 44% From 2011

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

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Monday, October 8th, 2012

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Monday, September 17th, 2012

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Friday, August 31st, 2012

Salzburg: Georg Baselitz at Thaddaeus Ropac through August 30, 2012

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, July 23rd, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, June 19 – 20, 2012 set to begin

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

AO On Site Auction Results w/ Photoset – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 8, 2012 – Many records broken.

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

AO Auction Preview – New York: Post War and Contemporary Sales at Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Phillips de Pury, May 7–9, 2012

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

AO On Site with Photoset – New York: Frieze Art Fair on Randall’s Island, MAY 4–7, 2012

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 2, 2012

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist and Modern Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s, May 1-2, 2012

Tuesday, May 1st, 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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