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AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Sotheby’s Sees Fourth Quarter Loss After Taubman Sale and Buybacks

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

London’s Old Masters Sales Show Continued Struggle

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 12th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 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 Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2015

Friday, November 6th, 2015

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

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 15th, 2015

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

New York – “Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection” at MoMA Through April 10th, 2016

Monday, September 7th, 2015

John Latham’s “Flat Time House” to Close Next Year

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, July 1st, 2015

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

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

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 24th, 2015

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Banker Faces Jail Time for Hiding Long-Lost Turner Painting

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, May 14th, 2015

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Contemporary and Post-War Auction, May 13th, 2015

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sale, May 12th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Venice – Cy Twombly: “Paradise” at Ca’ Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art Through September 16th, 2015

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

London – Marlene Dumas: “The Image as Burden” at Tate Modern Through May 10th, 2015

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, February 11th, 2015

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, February 10th, 2015

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 4th, 2015

Thursday, February 5th, 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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