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Go See – London: Alice Neel at Whitechapel Gallery through September 19, 2010

Saturday, August 21st, 2010

Go See – Berlin: Gordon Matta-Clark at Galerie Thomas Schulte through July 31, 2010

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Go See – London: "In the Company of Alice" at Victoria Miro Gallery through July 30th, 2010

Saturday, June 26th, 2010

Go See – New York: Eva Hesse at Hauser & Wirth through April 24, 2010

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

Don’t Miss – Middlesbrough, UK: Ellsworth Kelly at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art through February 21, 2010

Monday, February 15th, 2010

AO On Site – New York: Cyprien Gaillard and Koudlam’s “Desniansky Raion” at The Kitchen, November 20th, as part of Performa 09

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday November 25, 2009

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Go See – New York: ‘WHITE NOISE’ at James Cohan Gallery through August 12, 2009

Wednesday, July 29th, 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

Vito Acconci

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

New York – Spring Exhibitions at The New Museum Through June 29th, 2014

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

New York: HIDE/SEEK at Brooklyn Museum through February 12, 2012

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Don’t Miss – New York: Jasper Johns “Drawing Over” at Leo Castelli Gallery through December 18th, 2010

Friday, December 17th, 2010

AO News Summary – Washington: National Portrait Gallery removes David Wojnarowicz’s Video ‘Fire in my Belly’ after it is Deemed Offensive

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

AO Newslinks for Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Andrew Wyeth passes away at 91

Monday, January 19th, 2009
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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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