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New York – Geta Bratescu: “The Leaps of Aesop” at Hauser and Wirth Through December 23rd, 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Claes Oldenburg is Profiled in New York Times

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Claes Oldenburg Featured in Interview Magazine This Month

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen Donate 175 Works to Stedelijk Museum

Friday, February 6th, 2015

New York – Claes Oldenburg at the Museum of Modern Art through August 5th, 2013.

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

Bilbao – Claes Oldenburg: “The Sixties” at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, through February 17th 2013

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

Seoul: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen at PKM Trinity Gallery Through January 15th, 2013

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

AO ONSITE – NEW YORK: CLAES OLDENBERG/COOSJE VAN BRUGGEN: THEATER AND INSTALLATION AT THE PACE GALLERY THROUGH JUNE 23, 2012

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Go See – New York: Claes Oldenburg at the Whitney Museum of American Art, Through September 6, 2009

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Claes Oldenburg

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Dasha Zukhova and The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture presents “Commercial Break” curated by Neville Wakefield

Monday, June 6th, 2011

New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

New York — Ashley Bickerton at The FLAG Art Foundation Through December 16th, 2017

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

New York – “Contingencies: Arte Povera and After” at Luxembourg & Dayan Through December 16th, 2017

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

New York – LA Invitational at Gagosian Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Lawsuit Over Nahmad Family Modigliani to Go Forward

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Berlin – Barbara Kruger: ‘FOREVER’ at Sprüth Magers Through December 22nd, 2017

Friday, November 10th, 2017

New York – Oldenburg/van Bruggen: “Shelf Life” at Pace Gallery Through November 11th, 2017

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

New York – Wim Delvoye at Perrotin Gallery Through October 29th, 2017

Saturday, October 28th, 2017

New York – Trevor Paglen: “A Study of Invisible Images” at Metro Pictures Through October 21st, 2017

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

New York – Elizabeth Orr: “Our Hallway Is Surrounded” at Bodega Through October 15th, 2017

Sunday, October 15th, 2017

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair, October 5th – 8th, 2017

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

New York — Hélio Oiticica: “To Organize Delirium” at the Whitney Museum of American Art Through October 1st, 2017

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Münster – Skulptur Project Münster, Through October 1st, 2017

Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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