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Paris – Georges Braque at Grand Palais, Galeries nationales, through January 6th 2014

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

Art Review Places Qatar’s Sheika Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani as Most Powerful Art World Figure

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Olivier Berggruen Interviewed in Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, July 23rd, 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

Rosenberg Family Fights To Reclaim Father’s Full Collection

Monday, April 29th, 2013

Madrid – Vik Muniz: “Pictures of Magazine 2″ at Galeria Elba Benítez through January 26th, 2013

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

New York – AO On Site: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Results, Thursday November 8th, 2012

Friday, November 9th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Doha, Qatar: Takashi Murakami at the Museum of Islamic Art through June 24, 2012

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Go See – San Francisco: “The Steins Collect” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through September 6th, 2011

Monday, July 4th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: The January Modern and Impressionist Auctions Begin Tomorrow at Christie’s

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Go see – New York: Cezanne to Picasso: Paintings from the David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection, through August 31, 2009

Thursday, August 13th, 2009

AO On Site – Basel: ART 40 BASEL opened today, initial reports indicate solid activity

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Don't Miss: Women, A Loan Exhibition from the Collection of Steven and Alexandra Cohen at Sotheby's New York, through April 14

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s “The Modern Age,” the Alice Lawrence and Hillman family collections sell for less than 50% of estimate as Rothko and Manet headliners are pulled

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

Fondation Louis Vuitton to Show Morozov Collection in 2020

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

New York – Barnaby Furnas: “First Morning” at Marianne Boesky Gallery Through October 10th, 2015

Sunday, October 4th, 2015

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale at Christie’s, May 1, 2012

Wednesday, May 2nd, 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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