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AO Onsite – Watermill, New York: “Voluptuous Panic” Bob Wilson’s 18th Annual Watermill Center Benefit

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Salzburg – Robert Mapplethorpe at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Through October 26th, 2013

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

New York – Stan Douglas: “Luanda-Kinshasa” at David Zwirner Through February 22nd 2014

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Go See – London: Marina Abramović at Lisson Gallery through November 13, 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

AO Auction Results and news summary: Results at Sotheby's Hong Kong Auctions Indicate Continued Growth of Chinese Market, Record Set for Zhang Xiaogang

Friday, October 8th, 2010

GO SEE: Jeff Koons at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago, through September 21

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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