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Manifesta 10 Announces Artist List

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

New York – Thomas Struth at Marian Goodman Through February 22nd, 2014

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

New York – Ilya and Emilia Kabakov at Pace Gallery Through December 21st, 2013

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

Manifesta to Continue in Russia, Dispute Gay Rights Protests

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013

Manifesta Names Konig as Curator

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

Russian Government Declines to Reunite Collection of Former Museum

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Russian Museums Dispute Famed Art Collection

Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Jake and Dinos Chapman “Chicken” at Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine through April 21, 2013

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Los Angeles – Jonathan Wateridge “Inter + Vista” at L&M Arts, through March 16th, 2013

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

New Rubens painting discovered in Russia

Monday, November 19th, 2012

New York – “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” At the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through December 31st, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Go See – London: ‘Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan’ at the National Gallery through February 5, 2012

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Art News: Damien Hirst’s diamond-encrusted human skull “For The Love of God” to be displayed at the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence until May 2011

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

Go See – London: ‘Newspeak: British Art Now’ at Saatchi Gallery through October 17, 2010

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

AO News Summary – New Haven: Yale University Basement Yields Possible Velázquez

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Go See – Rome: Caravaggio at the Scuderie del Quirinale through June 13th, 2010

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Go See – New York: Fernando Botero at Marlborough Chelsea through May 29th, 2010

Saturday, May 22nd, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday November 25, 2009

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Go See: Chuck Close Paintings and Tapestries at PaceWildenstein, New York through June 20, 2009

Friday, May 15th, 2009

Charles Saatchi and BBC Set to Launch Reality TV Show to Discover Next Generation of Artistic Talent

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Go See: Mariko Mori at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, England through September 14

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008
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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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