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Romanian Government Raising Funds to Buy Brancusi Sculpture

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Romanian-Held Brancusi Sculpture Inspires Debate Over its Sale

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Brancusi Sculptures Reignite Debate Over Posthumous Works

Friday, January 17th, 2014

New York – Constantin Brancusi: “Brancusi in New York” at Paul Kasmin Gallery Through January 11th, 2013

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Go See – New York: Arp/Brancusi Show at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery through May 6th, 2011

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Constantin Brancusi

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Artist Selling “Shadows” of Famous Works at Drastically Reduced Prices

Friday, January 15th, 2016

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

New York – Olaf Breuning: “The Life” at Metro Pictures Through July 31st, 2015

Monday, July 6th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 14th, 2015

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist/Modern and Post-War/Contemporary Auctions, May 5th-14th, 2015

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: The ADAA Art Show, March 3rd-8th, 2015

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Los Angeles – Pierre Huyghe at LACMA Through February 21st, 2015

Friday, February 6th, 2015

New York – Neo Rauch: “At the Well” at David Zwirner Through December 20th, 2014

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

AO On-Site – Miami: The Institute of Contemporary Art Inaugural Launch During Miami Art Week, December 2nd, 2014

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Paris – Wim Delvoye at Galerie Perrotin Through October 31st, 2014

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Sotheby’s to Offer Modigliani Stone Sculpture Estimated at $45 Million

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Los Angeles – “Hammer Projects: Andra Ursuta” at the Hammer Museum Through May 25th, 2014

Friday, May 9th, 2014

New York – Margaret Lee: Closer to right than wrong/ Closer to wrong than right at Jack Hanley Gallery Through March 9th, 2014

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

New York – Josephine Meckseper at Andrea Rosen Gallery, through January 18th 2014

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

AO Recap and photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 3rd-8th, 2013

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

AO Fair Preview: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th-9th, 2013

Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Qatar Museums Employee Recaps Decline of Country’s Art Buying

August 24th, 2016

Qatari Museum, via QuartzFormer Qatar Museums employee Mikolai Napieralski has published an article on Quartz this week, pointing to the end of the country’s oil-boom, a drastically slashed budget, and increasingly conservative leadership as causes for the decline of the Qataris’ presence in the art market.   “These days, the organization is a shadow of its former self, and its international staff—and ambition—are long gone,” he writes.  “And that $250 million Cezanne and the $300 million Gauguin? Your guess is as good as mine.”
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Comedian Vic Reeves to Explore Dada for BBC Four

August 24th, 2016

Vik Reeves, via BBCComedian Vic Reeves will explore the history and legacy of Dada for the BBC this season, exploring the movement on the one hundredth anniversary of its founding.  Martin Creed and Terry Gilliam will join Reeves on the program,  where he will also recreate one of the group’s performances.  “It was the Dadaists who proved the most important (artists),” Reeves said of the movement’s impact on the 20th Century and beyond.
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LA Times Reports on Nazi-Loot Ruling for Pasadena Museum

August 24th, 2016

Adam and Eve by Lucas Cranach the Elder, via LA TimesThe LA Times reports on the recent California court ruling that the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena does not need to return works to the family of dealer Jacques Goudstikker, after Goudstikker’s firm abandoned claims to the work during the years following the war.  The article also notes that Marei von Saher, Goudstikker’s daughter-in-law and plaintiff in the case, is also the daughter of a Nazi party member, further complicating the situation.  “The court’s decision is based on the merits,” said a statement from the Norton Simon, “considering the facts and law at the heart of the dispute.”
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