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AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel at Messe Basel Through June 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week in New York, February 28th – March 5th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

London – Keith Sonnier: “Light Works” at Whitechapel Gallery Through September 11th, 2016

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

San Francisco – “Plane.Site” at Gagosian Gallery Through August 27th, 2016

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

Los Angeles – “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016” at Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel Through September 4th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Los Angeles – Dansaekhwa and Minimalism at Blum & Poe Through March 12th, 2016

Friday, February 26th, 2016

New York – Rachel Whiteread: “Looking Out” at Luhring Augustine Bushwick Through December 20th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

AO On Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair on Randall’s Island May 14th-17th, 2015

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

New York – “America is Hard to See” the Debut Exhibition at the Newly Completed Whitney Museum, Through September 27th. 2015

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Fisher Collection Prepares for Grand Palais Exhibition

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

AO Recap – Mexico City: Visual Arts Week, February 4th – 8th, 2015

Monday, February 9th, 2015

AO Preview – Miami: Art Basel and Miami Art Week, December 3rd-7th, 2014

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

London – AO Preview: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 15th – 18th, 2014

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Paris – Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: L’Ètrange Cité (Strange City) at Grand Palais Through June 22nd, 2014

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

New York- “Re-View: The Onnasch Collection” at Hauser and Wirth Through August 12, 2014

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

London – “The Show is Over” at Gagosian Gallery, through November 30th 2013

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Vanity Fair Announces Results of Greatest Living Artists Poll

Monday, November 4th, 2013

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

Friday, October 18th, 2013

New York – Orly Genger, ‘Red, Yellow and Blue,’ at Madison Square Park through September 8

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Paris – Jean Dupuy: “The Collective Years (1973-1983)” at Galerie Louevenbruck Paris Through June 15th, 2013

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Mark di Suvero Awarded Gold Medal by American Academy of Arts and Letters

Friday, May 17th, 2013

New York – AO Auction Results: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Thursday, May 16th, 2013
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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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