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New York – “The Horizontal” at Cheim & Read Through August 31st, 2017

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Lisson Gallery to Represent Leon Polk Smith

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Basel – AO On-Site: Art Basel Art Fair, June 16th – 19th, 2016

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: The ADAA Art Show at Park Avenue Armory, March 1st – 6th, 2016

Monday, March 7th, 2016

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 1st – 6th, 2016

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

A Look Inside One Senior Home’s Exceptional Collection of 20th Century Art

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

New York – New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, September 17th – 20th, 2015

Monday, September 21st, 2015

London – Agnes Martin at Tate Modern Through October 11th, 2015

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

AO Preview – New York: Frieze Week, May 13th-17th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Hedge Fund Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $10 to MCA Chicago

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

North Carolina Museum of Art Gifted with Major Collection of Works

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC at Grand Palais and (OFF)ICIELLE at The City of Fashion and Design, October 22nd-26th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Corcoran Gallery of Art Teeters on Dissolution

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

New York – “The Shaped Canvas, Revisited” at Luxembourg & Dayan Through July 3rd, 2014 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2014 Preview, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Chelsea Gallery Defies The Traditional White Gallery Space

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

New York – Nate Lowman: “Rave the Painforest” at Maccarone Gallery Through May 10th, 2014

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

New York – “Sculpture” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 19th, 2014

Monday, March 24th, 2014

AO On-Site – New York: The 26th Annual ADAA Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory, March 5th – 9th, 2014

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Sachs Family Donates Major Gift to Philadelphia Museum of Art

Friday, January 10th, 2014

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

New York: Robert Indiana: “Beyond Love” at the Whitney Museum Through January 5th, 2013

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Buffalo – Robert Therrien at the Albright-Knox Museum Through October 27th, 2013

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013
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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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