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Go See – New York: Allora and Calzadilla’s ‘Stop, Repair, Prepare’ at MoMA Through January 10, 2011

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

Miami — The Bass Museum Re-opens After $12 Million Renovation with Exhibitions by Ugo Rondinone and Pascale Marthine Tayou

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Miami’s Bass Museum Acquires Fossilized Gas Pump by Allora & Calzadilla

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Miami – Nari Ward and the “Global Positioning Systems” Group Show at the Perez Art Museum, On View Now

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Paris and Berlin – “Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism” at Max Hetzler Through April 18th, 2015

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Philadelphia – Allora & Calzadilla: “Intervals” at Philadelphia Museum of Art, through April 5th 2015

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Go See – London: Allora & Calzadilla ‘Vieques Videos 2003 – 2010′ at Lisson Gallery through January 14, 2011

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

AO On Site Photoset, with link summary – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Preview and News Summary, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site for the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Allora & Calzadilla’s “Gloria” at the U.S. Pavilion

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

AO On Site fair and event preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 begins today through December 5th

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

New Museum expands to adjacent building on Bowery

Friday, September 12th, 2008

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 1st – 4th, 2016

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Atlantic Questions Status of “American Art” in Increasingly Globalized World

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” – The 56th Venice Biennale at The Arsenale Through November 22nd, 2015

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

London – “Cross Section of a Revolution” at Lisson Gallery Through March 7th, 2015

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Dia Foundation Use of Dan Flavin Work Leads to Debate

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

London – “Where Were You?” at Lisson Gallery Through August 23rd, 2014

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

AO On-Site: New York – Doug Aitken’s Station to Station at Riverfront Studios

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Kassel: Quinquennial exhibition dOCUMENTA (13) opens in Kassel on June 9th, to run through September 16th, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

AO Fair Preview: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th-9th, 2013

Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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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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