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Ai Weiwei Readies Alcatraz Show

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Ai Weiwei Makes Presence Felt for Blenheim Palace Retrospective UK While Under House Arrest

Friday, August 29th, 2014

New York – Ai Weiwei: “According to What?” at the Brooklyn Museum Through August 10th, 2014

Sunday, August 10th, 2014

Ai Weiwei’s Lawyer, Human Rights Activist Pu Zhiqiang, Detained

Friday, June 20th, 2014

Ai Weiwei to Premiere “Hidden” Artwork in Poland Next Month

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Supports New Digital Arts Website “The Space”

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Launches Mysterious “Leg-Gun” Meme

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

London – Ai Weiwei at Lisson Gallery Through July 19th, 2014

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Collector Christopher Tsai Plans Ai Weiwei Museum

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Erased from Show in Shanghai

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Berlin – Ai Weiwei: “Evidence” at Martin-Gropius Bau Through July 7th, 2014

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

New Documentary Charts Ai Weiwei’s Release from Detention

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Prepares Trio of International Shows for Summer

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Artists Contribute Works for Auction Benefitting Man who Smashed Ai Weiwei Vase

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Miami Man Smashes Ai Weiwei Vase at Perez Art Museum

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Miami – Ai Weiwei: “According to What” at Perez Art Museum Through March 16th, 2014

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Ai Weiwei To Take Over Alcatraz in 2014

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Ai Weiwei and Olafur Eliasson Launch “Moon” Project

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Ai Weiwei Plans Art Exhibition on Alcatraz

Tuesday, November 5th, 2013

Ai Weiwei Discusses His 2011 Imprisonment, Teaching Art to his Captors

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Ai Weiwei Designs Line of Skateboards for Sk8room

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

Ai Weiwei Releases “The Divine Comedy”

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

AO On Site – Venice, Ai Weiwei dual exhibition: “S.A.C.R.E.D.” at The Church of Saint Antonin and “Straight” at Zuecca Project Space on the island of Giudecca

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Ai Weiwei’s Diorama Project Prepares to Open in Venice

Wednesday, May 29th, 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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