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Alex Prager Opens Large-Scale Install at LACMA

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Alex Prager’s Los Angeles Works Profiled in New Yorker

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

New York – Alex Prager: “La Grande Sortie” at Lehmann Maupin Through October 23rd, 2016

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

New York – Alex Prager – “Face in the Crowd” at Lehmann Maupin Through February 23rd, 2014

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

New York, Los Angeles, London: Alex Prager ‘Compulsion’ at Yancey Richardson through May 19, M+B through May 12, and Michael Hoppen Contemporary through May 26, 2012

Monday, April 16th, 2012

AO Fair Recap – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong, March 15th – 17th, 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2014 Preview, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

AO Newslink

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: André Saraiva’s “Andrépolis” and Portrait of a Generation double show at The Hole from June 7 to August 10, 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Brooklyn Museum Annual Gala ‘The Brooklyn Artists Ball’ April 18, 2012

Thursday, April 19th, 2012
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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s will auction off the collection of the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, which includes a portrait by David Hockney.  “We’re trying to stay true to his spirit. It’s not one of these collections where you’re going to have a $20 million Picasso. It’s a universe we want to re-create, one we hope will appeal to all kinds of collectors around the world. There’s something for everybody,” says Etienne Hellman, the auction house’s senior director of modern art.
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UK Considers New Laws to Protect Statues from Removal

January 19th, 2021

The UK is considering laws to protect statues from being removed from public spaces.  “Our view will be set out in law, that such monuments are almost always best explained and contextualized, not taken and hidden away,” says Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick.
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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

January 19th, 2021

A piece in the New York Times looks at the work Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans Hals, and looks into why the work has been stolen three times from its place of exhibition.  “It’s really that painting for some reason, and I don’t know why,” says Christa Hendriksen, an alderman in charge of culture in Leerdam, the Netherlands.
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