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Portrait of Damien Hirst to go on View at National Portrait Galleries This Fall

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Susanne du Toit’s portrait of son wins BP portrait award

Friday, June 21st, 2013

National Portrait Gallery Buys Miniature Portrait of Queen Elizabeth

Friday, May 10th, 2013

London – Chuck Close: “Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration” at White Cube Bermondsey, through April 21st 2013

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Titian Portrait Rediscovered in Basement of National Gallery

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

London Old Masters Sales bring uneven results

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

London – “Tim Noble and Sue Webster: Nihilistic Optimistic” at Blain Southern, through November 24th, 2012

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

London – “Alex Katz: Give Me Tomorrow” at Timothy Taylor Gallery, Through October 5th, 2012

Friday, October 5th, 2012

London – Zhang Huang: “The Mountain Is Still A Mountain” at White Cube Bermondsey Through August 26, 2012

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

London: Rudolph Stingel at Sadie Coles Gallery Through July 4, 2012

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

London: ‘Bauhaus: Art As Life’ at The Barbican Art Gallery through August 12, 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012

AO Breaking: Titian’s Diana and Castillo purchased by the National Galleries of London and Scotland

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

AO On Site – London: Gerhard Richter ‘Panorama’ at Tate Modern through January 8, 2012

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Go See – London: ‘Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan’ at the National Gallery through February 5, 2012

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Don't Miss – New York: Jenny Saville 'CONTINUUM' at Gagosian Gallery through October 22, 2011

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

AO On Site (with Photoset) – London: Frieze Art Fair 2011 Day 2 Review

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Auctions During Frieze Week, October 12-14, 2011

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

AO On Site – London: Adrian Ghenie at Haunch of Venison through October 8, 2011

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Go See – London: “Twombly and Poussin: Arcadian Painters” and Tacita Dean’s Film “Edward Parker” at Dulwich Picture Gallery Through September 25th

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Go See – London: Dan Colen ‘Come Out Come Out Wherever you Are!’ (featuring work by Hanna Liden) at Carlson Gallery through July 31st, 2011

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011

Go See – London: Taryn Simon’s “A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters” at Tate Modern until September 6th, 2011

Monday, July 4th, 2011

AO Preview – Berlin Gallery Weekend Begins

Friday, April 29th, 2011

AO On Site- London: Joan Miro, “The Ladder of Escape” at Tate Modern through September 11th, 2011

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
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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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