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Casey Fremont to Take on Full Management of Art Production Fund

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Alex Katz Creates Designs for Art Production Fund and Barney’s Fundraiser

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Art Production Fund Launches Pop-Up Gallery in Montauk

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Art News – New York: Chuck Close and Kehinde Wiley collaborate With ShowMedia and Art Production Fund on Taxi Cab Adverts Through January

Monday, January 10th, 2011

National Endowment for the Arts Posts Job Growth Numbers

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

New York — “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at The Whitney Museum of Art Through October 19th, 2014

Friday, July 4th, 2014

New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

AO On-Site: Dia Art Foundation Fall Gala, Monday, November 11, 2013

Monday, November 18th, 2013

London – Richard Wentworth “Black Maria” at Central Saint Martins, through March 12th, 2013

Saturday, March 2nd, 2013

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Wins Future Generation Art Prize December 7th, 2012

Friday, December 7th, 2012

London – “Bronze” at The Royal Academy of Arts Through December 9th, 2012

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

London: ‘Bauhaus: Art As Life’ at The Barbican Art Gallery through August 12, 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Michael Heizer ‘Levitated Mass’ Travels to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for Permanent Installation, March 10, 2012

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Go See – Buenos Aires: Louise Bourgeois’ “The Return of the Repressed” at Fundación Proa through June 19th, 2011.

Friday, April 8th, 2011

AO on Site, with video – New York: Rob Pruitt and the Public Art Fund unveil “The Andy Monument” at Union Square, March 30th, 2011

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Go See – Stockholm: Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections featuring Jeff Koons, Paul McCarthy, Urs Fischer, Maurizio Cattelan, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Fischli & Weiss, Thomas Hirschhorn, William Kentridge, Aurel Schmidt, Kara Walker, Bruce Nauman and others at Magasin 3 Konsthall, through May 29, 2011

Monday, March 14th, 2011

AO Guest Editorial (With Video): Collective Show at Participant Inc., September 15 through September 26, 2010

Friday, October 1st, 2010

AO On Site – 6th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art: ‘what is waiting out there’ through August 8, 2010

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

AO On Site – Philadelphia: Marcel Duchamp “Étant donnés” at Philadelphia Museum of Art, through November 29, 2009

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Art Observed Newslinks for Monday, April 27, 2009

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Art Dealer Emmanuel Perrotin to Start a Fund to Help Finance Artists’ More Expensive Pieces

Monday, November 24th, 2008

AO Roundup: 2008 Frieze Art Fair, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips London Auctions; Art Market Inflection Point Reached

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Gap Releases Whitney Artists T-Shirts

Friday, May 16th, 2008
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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