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Kansas City Art Institute Receives $25 Million Anonymous Donation

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Mexico City: “The Negative Hand” at Anonymous Gallery Through August 28th, 2015

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Miami’s Perez Museum Gets Anonymous $15 Million Gift

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

AO on Site New York – Art for awareness, Lance Armstrong brings an impressive group of artists together for his Stages exhibition and auction, Art Observed was on site to speak to those involved

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Art Basel Update: Lucian Freud Painting Sells for $12 Million to Anonymous Buyer at Art Basel

Friday, June 6th, 2008

GO SEE: ARTISTS ANONYMOUS at Haunch of Venison, Zurich, January 25 – March 1

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

New York — Liu Wei: “180 Faces” at Sean Kelly Through June 16th, 2018

Friday, June 15th, 2018

New York – Robert Gober: “Tick Tock” at Matthew Marks Through April 21st, 2018

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Germany to Push for Greater Help on Sexual Abuse and Harassment in Creative Fields

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

New York – LaToya Ruby Frazier at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise Harlem Through February 25th, 2018

Monday, February 12th, 2018

New York — Mark Verabioff: “TEARS” at Team Gallery Through March 3rd, 2018

Sunday, January 28th, 2018

Berlin – Melike Kara: “Köpek” at Peres Projects Through November 3rd, 2017

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

New York — Walter Swennen: “bewtie” at Gladstone Gallery Through October 28, 2017

Friday, October 27th, 2017

New York — Ai Weiwei, Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron: “Hansel & Gretel” at The Park Armory Through August 6th, 2017

Sunday, August 6th, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 7th, 2017.

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

AO On-Site – Mexico City: Zona Maco Art Fair, February 8th – 12th, 2017

Friday, February 10th, 2017

New York — Marta Riniker-Radich: “Every Home A Fortress Every Hearth A Blossom” at Swiss Institute Through December 18th, 2016

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Development Plans Threaten Artist Studios in London’s Hackney Wick

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Jeff Koons Studio Lays Off Workers in Midst of Unionization Attempts

Monday, July 18th, 2016

New York: “Donald Judd, Roy Lichtenstein, Kenneth Noland: A Dialogue” at Castelli Gallery Through June 30th, 2016

Friday, July 8th, 2016

New Yorker Publishes Piece on David Wojnarowicz, Loneliness, Art and New York

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

AO On-Site: Mexico City Art Week, February 3rd – 7th, 2016

Monday, February 8th, 2016

New York – Jonathan Borosfky at Paula Cooper Gallery Through February 13th, 2016

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Vanity Fair Notes Taubman Family Disputes, Guarantee Increase in Sotheby’s Sale this Week

Monday, November 2nd, 2015
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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