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Jenny Holzer to Install Site-Specific Work in Ibiza

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Frieze London: Art Fair Preview, Schedule and News Summary, October 11th-14th, 2012

Monday, October 8th, 2012

Tuesday, January 17th, 2012

AO On Site (with Photoset) – London: Frieze Art Fair 2011 Day 2 Review

Thursday, October 13th, 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 the 54th International Art Exhibition in the Central Pavilion, and announcement of 2011 winners of the Golden and Silver Lions

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Anish Kapoor’s “Ascension” at Basilica San Giorgio di Maggiore

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

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

Monday, May 30th, 2011
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Frieze London Announces Projects for 2016 Edition of Fair

June 27th, 2016

Outside the Frieze Fair, via Art ObservedFrieze London has announced its planned events and curated sectors for the 2016 edition of its annual fair in Regents Park.  For its 14th edition, the fair will feature over 160 galleries, its annual projects sections, and a new section called “The 90s,” organized by Geneva-based curator Nicolas Trembley to reflect on important installations and projects from that decade.
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Douglas Coupland Searching for Van Gogh Lookalikes

June 27th, 2016

VanGogh2Author Douglas Coupland is searching for a Vincent van Gogh lookalike, with the person most closely resembling the artist winning a $5,000 prize.  “I’m learning that most people have someone in their life who looks like Vincent van Gogh,” Coupland says. “It could be your next-door neighbor. It could be a guy at work. It could be you.”
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Rachel Whiteread Installs New Work on Governor’s Island

June 27th, 2016

Rachel Whiteread, via Evening StandardRachel Whiteread has installed a new installation on Governor’s Island, an immense, cast-concrete cabin that sits just at the edge of the island.  “I wanted to have something that was very humble but had a sort of idea of solitude and showed the city from a different angle,” Whiteread says. “I like the idea of being there on your own with the Statue of Liberty and the site of the former World Trade Center over the water.”
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