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Sotheby’s Carrying $217 Million in Guarantees Next Week

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, March 23rd – 25th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips 20th Century Evening Sale and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 16th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 15th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Paris – Takashi Murakami: “Learning the Magic of Painting” at Galerie Perrotin Through December 23rd, 2016

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Robert Olnick Collection Set for Christie’s Sales Next Month

Friday, October 21st, 2016

San Francisco – “Plane.Site” at Gagosian Gallery Through August 27th, 2016

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

New York – “Fine Young Cannibals” at Petzel Gallery through August 5th, 2016

Friday, August 5th, 2016

LACMA Acquires Selection of Works from Gemini G.E.L.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 29th, 2016

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 10th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: The 22nd Annual Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 3rd – 6th, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Paris – “Picasso.Mania” at Grand Palais Through February 29th, 2016

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 11th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 10th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s “The Artist’s Muse” Curated Sale, November 9th, 2015

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 8th, 2015

Monday, November 9th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Taubman Masterworks Sale, November 4th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, November 4th-12th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Collection of Miles and Shirley Fiterman to Sell at Christie’s This Fall

Monday, October 12th, 2015

New York – Dan Flavin: “Corners, Barriers and Corridors” at David Zwirner Through October 24th, 2015

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

The Broad Set to Open September 20th

Monday, August 24th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 30th, 2015

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
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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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