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Go See – New York: Banks Violette at Gladstone Gallery through April 17, 2010

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

AO News: Richard Wright wins UK's Prestigious Turner Prize – December 7th, 2009

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

AO Onsite Auction/Event Review: The 16th Annual Watermill Summer Benefit, Watermill, New York. Saturday July 25, 2009

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Go See: ‘theancyspacewhatever’ at the Guggenheim, New York, through January 7, 2009

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Go See: “Retrospective” group show at Gagosian, Chelsea, NY through August 22

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

Go see: The Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, March 6 – May 18th, at the Barbican, London

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

The Judith Rothschild Foundation

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Saville's Saguinary Suspension

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Don’t Miss – London: “Crash, Homage to J.G Ballard” at the Gagosian London through April 1, 2010

Saturday, March 27th, 2010
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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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