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Sotheby’s Launches Auction Week with $158 Million Sale of Works from Mellon Collection

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Hollywood Mogul Donates $500 Million in Works to LACMA

Friday, November 7th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

New York – Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, November 4th and 5th, 2014

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Artist On Kawara Has Passed Away at the Age of 81

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Christie’s Announces Strong February Auction Offering

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Moscow: John Baldessari: “1+1=1” at Garage Center for Contemporary Culture Through November 24th 2013

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Julian Schnabel Interviewed in Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

AO Auction Results – Modern and Impressionist Evening Auctions in London, June 18th-19th, 2013

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Paris – FIAC 39th International Contemporary Art Fair Week Preview: October 18th-21st, 2012

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

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

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Realizes $140M, or 55% By Value; Top Degas Bought In

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby's and Christie's to Hold Impressionist & Modern Sales in New York, May 3 & 4, 2011

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Go See – London: Joseph Cornell and Karen Kilimnik at Sprueth Magers through August 27, 2010

Friday, August 6th, 2010

AO On Site – Stockholm: Dali Dali featuring Francesco Vezzoli at the Moderna Museet through January 17th 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Impressionist and Modern Art Auction, Tuesday February 3rd, Sotheby’s, London

Wednesday, February 4th, 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

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 2nd-3rd, 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2013 Preview, June 13th-16th, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

AO Auction Preview: Picasso and Gauguin Lead Impressionist & Modern Art Sales at Sotheby's & Christie's in London February 7-8th, 2011

Sunday, February 6th, 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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