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Smithsonian Commits to Regular Hours Despite Impending Cuts

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Despite Investigation, Cohen Keeps Promises to MoMA

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

$500k Sidaner Discovered in Pittsburgh School

Monday, February 18th, 2013

On the lack of profitability of art theft despite the high value of the works involved

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Berlin: Robert Longo ‘Stand’ at Capitain Petzel Berlin through June 16, 2012

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Go See – Berlin: Wade Guyton at Capitain Petzel through March 5, 2011

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

AO News Summary: Agreement reached between Annie Leibovitz and Art Capital Group

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Art Capital Group Sues Annie Leibovitz to Collect on $24 Million Loan

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art, despite select notable sales, overall results were poor

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Richard Prince sells rights to apocalyptic film pitch inspired by St. Barth

Friday, March 28th, 2008

London – John Currin at Sadie Coles HQ Through January 21st, 2017

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Lucian Freud’s Work at National Portrait Gallery Analyzed by New York Review of Books

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

NADA Announces Group of New Member Galleries as it Expands on West Coast

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

Los Angeles: Petra Cortright ‘NIKI, LUCY, LOLA, VIOLA’ at the Depart Foundation Through September 12th, 2015

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Andy Warhol Museum Scraps NYC Expansion Plans

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

New York – Balthus: “Cats and Girls – Paintings and Provocations” At the Metropolitan Musuem of Art Through January 12th, 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Andy Warhol Bridge “Yarn-Bombed”

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Park Avenue Tunnel to be Closed for Interactive Art Show

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Los Angeles – Catherine Opie at Regen Projects Through March 29th, 2013

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

AO On Site – Greenwich, Connecticut: David Altmejd at The Brant Foundation through March 31, 2012

Sunday, March 25th, 2012

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Antony Gormley’s “Breathing Room II” at Sean Kelly Gallery, through May 1, 2010

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Go See – Rome: ‘Alexander Calder’ at Palazzo delle Esposizioni through February 14, 2010

Tuesday, December 15th, 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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