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AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 24th, 2015

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd-24th, 2015

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Sotheby’s Impressionist Sale Set to Break Records in London

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

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

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Economist Takes Historical Take on the State of Art Market

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Staechelin Family Trust Removes Works From Kunstmuseum Basel

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

New York – Chris Ofili: “Night and Day” at The New Museum Through January 25th, 2015

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Met’s Full Collection of Van Gogh Paintings on View

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

6 Years in Prison for Romanian Art Thieves in Rotterdam Heist

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

UPDATE – Rotterdam Kunsthal Museum Theft: Details on Works Stolen

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, September 17th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

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

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s Realizes $200M, Restituted Klimt Sells for $40M

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

AO Breaking News: Poussin paintings in National Gallery London vandalized with red paint

Monday, July 18th, 2011

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: Sotheby’s & Christie’s to Hold Impressionist & Modern Art Sales June 21-22, 2011

Monday, June 20th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale Realizes $170.5M for 44 Lots Sold on May 3, 2011

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Go See – London: ‘The Real Van Gogh: The Artist and His Letters’ at the Royal Academy through April 18th 2010

Thursday, February 25th, 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 Newslinks for Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s London, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, February 4th

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

French Masterworks Recovered After Sitting in Italian Kitchen for 40 Years

Thursday, April 3rd, 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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