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AO On Site (with photoset)- New York: INDEPENDENT Art Fair, March 8–11, 2012

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Art Fair Preview, news summary and schedule: The Armory Show and Armory Week 2011 Begins in New York City

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Go See – New York: Los Carpinteros “Rumba Muerta” at Sean Kelly through March 19th, 2011

Sunday, February 20th, 2011

Go See – New York: Franz Xaver Messerschmidt “1736-1783: From Neoclassicism to Expressionism” at Neue Galerie Through January 10, 2011

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

AO On Site; Frieze Round-Up: Frieze Art Fair opens under a persistent recession, but closes much more positively

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Go See – New York: Black Acid Co-op at Deitch Projects Through August 15, 2009

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art, despite select notable sales, overall results were poor

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Murakami keeping it surreal in Brooklyn

Monday, April 7th, 2008

Jeff Koons’ Turn to Bling – “Diamond (Blue)” Up For Grabs November 13

Monday, September 17th, 2007

Serra's monumental "Forty Years" review at MoMA

Friday, June 1st, 2007
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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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