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

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s ‘Looking Forward to the Past’ Sale, Setting a New World Auction Record of $179 Million for Pablo Picasso’s ‘Les Femmes D’Alger,’ May 11th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

New York: Charline Von Heyl: “Dusseldorf: Paintings From The Early 90’s” at Petzel Gallery Through May 2nd, 2015

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, November 13th, 2014

Friday, November 14th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 17th, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Evening Sales, October 15th-17th, 2014

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Essl Collection Works Valued at over $200 Million to Sell this October in London

Monday, September 1st, 2014

New York – Summer Exhibition at Skarstedt Gallery Through August 31st, 2014

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

London- “In Homage” at Skarstedt Gallery Through August 8th, 2014

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

New York – “No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984-1989″ at David Zwirner Through June 14th, 2014

Friday, June 13th, 2014

AO – Auction Recap: “If I Live I’ll See You Tuesday” at Christie’s, Monday, May 12th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

AO Auction Preview – New York: Contemporary Art Evening Sales, May 12th-15th, 2014

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Financial Times Takes a Close Look at the “Art World”

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Collector Adam Sender to Sell Off $70 Million in Works from Personal Collection

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

AO Preview: New York Armory Week: March 4th-9th, 2014

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 18th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

AO on Site – London: Frieze Masters at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

AO Auction Preview: Frieze London Auction Week, October 17th-20th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Mexico’s Jumex Collection Museum Looks to Open in November

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

AO On-site: The ADAA Art Show at The Park Avenue Armory: March 6th-10th, 2013

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Despite Investigation, Cohen Keeps Promises to MoMA

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening and Italian Sales, October 11th, 2012

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Saturday, November 5th, 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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