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Lost Albrecht Dürer Surfaces in French Flea Market

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Frankfurt – Albrecht Dürer: “Dürer: His Art in Context” at the Städel Museum, through February 2nd 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Dürer’s “The Rhinoceros” Sets Artist Record at Christie’s

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

Albrecht Durer

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Bundeskunsthalle Places First Works on View from Gurlitt Trove

Monday, November 6th, 2017

National Portrait Gallery to Show Rare Set of Old Masters Drawings

Monday, February 20th, 2017

London – Miroslaw Balka: “DIE TRAUMDEUTUNG 75,32m AMSL” at The Freud Museum Through May 25th, 2014 and “DIE TRAUMDEUTUNG 25,31m AMSL” at White Cube Through May 31st, 2014

Sunday, May 25th, 2014

The Morgan To Digitize Full Collection of Drawings

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Go See – Paris: Isa Genzken’s ‘Mona Isa’ at Galerie Chantal Crousel through January 22, 2011

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

GO SEE – NEW YORK: OTTO DIX AT NEUE GALERIE THROUGH AUGUST 30, 2010

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
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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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