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AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Tuesday November 10, 2009 – Top Lots Go Unsold

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Don’t Miss – Yorkshire: Sam Taylor-Wood’s ‘Ghosts’ at the Brontë Parsonage Museum, through November 2, 2009

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Go See: ‘Texas Crude’ by Rosson Crow, at White Cube Gallery, Hoxton Road, London through February 21st, 2009

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Newslinks for Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, January 12th, 2009

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, January 5th, 2009

Monday, January 5th, 2009

Demand for Damien Hirst’s artwork may be weak and could be seen to worsen further in 2009

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Newslinks for Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Don’t Miss: Sam Taylor-Wood, “Yes I No,” through November 29 at White Cube Gallery, Mason’s Yard, London

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Damien Hirst to reinstate representation with Parisian gallerist Emmanuel Perrotin

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

AO Roundup: 2008 Frieze Art Fair, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips London Auctions; Art Market Inflection Point Reached

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Is this weekend’s Banksy auction flop a harbinger of ill for the near term fate of low and midpriced contemporary works?

Sunday, September 28th, 2008

Damien Hirst’s primary-market Sotheby’s auction sets records alongside historic financial market collapse

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Newslinks for Thursday September 4th, 2008

Thursday, September 4th, 2008

A disclosure of White Cube’s unsold Damien Hirst inventory before the artist’s controversial September 15th direct sale by Sotheby’s

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Update: Damien Hirst goes to Auction at Sotheby’s, September 15-16, 2008

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

Damien Hirst

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

White Cube

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Chinese contemporary outsells western artists at auction this weekend

Monday, October 15th, 2007

Thursday, July 21st, 2011
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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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