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Venice Beach Compound Once Owned by Artist Billy Al Bengston on Sale

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with Photoset) of “Venice in Venice”

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

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

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Go See – Los Angeles: 'Dennis Hopper Double Standard' curated by Julian Schnabel at MOCA through September 26th, 2010

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010
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Jerry Saltz Triumphs Over TriBeCa’s Art World Ascendance

September 18th, 2019

Jerry Saltz pens a piece in NY Mag this week trumpeting the return of the TriBeCa art scene, as a range of galleries open in the neighborhood. “Against all odds, can New York have a good art neighborhood with a walkable density of galleries?” He asks.  “Galleries with wooden floors, flaws, and funny footprints, which are more like where artists actually make art than all those perfect, concrete-floored slick showrooms?”
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Whitney Breaks Ground on Monumental David Hammons Sculpture

September 18th, 2019

The Whitney has broken ground on David Hammons’s Day’s End (2020), a permanent install across from the museum in the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula.  The piece is referred to by the artist as a “ghost monument” to Gordon Matta-Clark’s 1975 work of the same name in the same location.
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Ragnar Kjartansson Interviewed on Making ‘The Visitors’

September 18th, 2019

The Guardian’s running series of highlights of 21st Century arts features Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors, calling it the best artwork of the 21st Century so far.  “It has a special place in my heart, but it was such a feelgood piece that I had to make some really dark shit afterwards,” he says of his work. “No artist has a favorite piece. Maybe you can pick one when you’re really old – but it’s something I’m super proud of. It took on a life of its own.”
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