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Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: The Courtauld Institute’s “One of a Thousand Ways to Defeat Entropy,” through November 27, 2011

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Dasha Zukhova and The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture presents “Commercial Break” curated by Neville Wakefield

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Tuesday November 10, 2009 – Top Lots Go Unsold

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Go See – Thessaloniki, Greece: ‘RODCHENKO & POPOVA: DEFINING CONSTRUCTIVISM’ at The State Museum of Contemporary Art, through September 20, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Go See – Amsterdam: The Russian Hermitage Museum’s new Permanent Site in Amsterdam – Inaugural Exhibition ‘At The Russian Court’ through January 31, 2010

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s in London on Thursday, June 25, 2009 – Total sales near top of estimates

Friday, June 26th, 2009

AO Auction Preview: Summer auctions in London at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury start tomorrow

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Go See: Wolfgang Tillmans "Strings" at Galerie Chantal Crousel in Paris, September 13 through October 25, 2008

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Saville's Saguinary Suspension

Monday, August 13th, 2007
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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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