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Amanda Ross-Ho: “My Pen Is Huge” at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Through October 14th, 2017

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 7th – 10th, 2017

Friday, December 8th, 2017

AO On-Site – Chicago: EXPO Chicago Art Fair, September 13th – 17th, 2017

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: NADA Art Fair at the Fontainebleau, December 3rd – 5th, 2015

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

AO On Site Miami Beach – OHWOW: “It Ain’t Fair”, Friday, December 7th, 2012

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: OHWOW’s ‘It Ain’t Fair’ Satellite Fair, December 1-4, 2011

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Los Angeles: ‘Bitch is the new black’ at Honor Fraser now through August 29, 2009

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

Go See – London: Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture at the Saatchi Gallery through September 13th 2009

Friday, June 5th, 2009

AO On Site: Anthony Titus Opening at Museum52

Sunday, January 13th, 2008

Whitney 2008 Biennial Artists Announced

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Los Angeles – Paramount Ranch Art Fair, January 31st – February 1st, 2015

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

AO Recap and Photoset – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 15th-18th, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
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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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