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Art News – 'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry,' a documentary of AiWeiwei, trailer released

Saturday, February 5th, 2011

AO On Site fair and event preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 begins today through December 5th

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Don't Miss – Cologne: Franz West 'Auto-Theatre' through March 14, 2010

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

Go See – Paris: Rosson Crow 'Paris, Texas' at Galerie Obadia through January 9, 2010

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Go See – London: Titian's "Triumph of Love" at The National Gallery, Through September 20, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Newslinks for Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Friday, January 23rd, 2009

GO SEE: ANISH KAPOOR, DRAWINGS/ INSTALLATIONS AT REGEN PROJECTS, LA, THROUGH FEBRUARY 28TH

Friday, January 9th, 2009

AO Preview: Christie's London Impressionist and Modern Art, June 24

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008

Newslinks: Monday June 16th, 2008

Monday, June 16th, 2008

Prefab Housing Approaches Modern Art

Wednesday, January 9th, 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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