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London—Adrián Villar Rojas: Untitled from the series ‘The Theater of Disappearance’ at Marian Goodman Gallery through July 21st, 2017

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

New York – Adrián Villar Rojas: “The Theater of Disappearance” for the Met Roof Garden Commission Through October 29th, 2017

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

Adrián Vilar Rojas’s Met Rooftop Commission Profiled in NYT

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

New York – Adrián Vilar Rojas: “Two Suns” at Marian Goodman Through October 10th, 2015

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Adrián Vilar Rojas Commissioned to Create Work for Final Stretch of High Line

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

New York – Asad Raza’s “Home Show,” on View Through December 20th, 2015

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

AO Fair Photoset and Recap – London: Frieze Artfair at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: New Museum Triennial Exhibition ‘The Ungovernables’ through April 22, 2012

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Sculpture Garden at the Tuileries, October 20-23, 2011

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017
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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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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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