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AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 4th – 7th, 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018

AO Fair Preview – London: Frieze London Art Week, October 4th – 7th, 2018

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Tate Archives Showcases Founding of New Outposts

Friday, April 20th, 2018

New York – Gilbert & George: “The Beard Pictures” at Lehmann Maupin Through December 22nd, 2017

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

New York – LA Invitational at Gagosian Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

London – Gilbert & George: “The General Jungle or Carrying on Sculpting” at Lévy Gorvy Through November 18th, 2017

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

AO On-Site – London: 1:54 African Art Fair and Sunday Art Fair, October 5th – 8th, 2017

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair, October 5th – 8th, 2017

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

AO Preview – London: Frieze London and London Art Week, October 4th – 8th, 2017

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Münster – Skulptur Project Münster, Through October 1st, 2017

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

AO On-Site: Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair, September 22nd – 24th, 2017

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

AO On-Site – Chicago: EXPO Chicago Art Fair, September 13th – 17th, 2017

Sunday, September 17th, 2017

Hilton Als to Curate Series of Shows at Yale Center for British Art

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

New York – Leo Xu Projects and Metro Pictures Host “A New Ballardian Vision” for Condo: New York, Through August 4th, 2017

Friday, August 4th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Actual Size Curated Sale and Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2017

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

Artist Khadija Saye Among the Missing After London Tower Fire

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

AO On-Site – Venice: The National Pavilions at the Venice Biennale, May 13th – November 26th, 2017

Saturday, May 13th, 2017

AO Preview – Venice Biennale Vernissage, May 10th – 13th, 2017

Monday, May 8th, 2017

New York: TEFAF New York Spring Debut at Park Avenue Armory, May 4th-8th, 2017

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

New York – Mark Leckey: “Containers and Their Drivers” at MoMA PS1 Through March 5th, 2017

Monday, February 6th, 2017

AO Preview – Frieze London Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

London – David Hockney: “82 Portraits and 1 Still Life” at The Royal Academy of Art Through October 2nd, 2016

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Protesters Gate-Crash Show at British Museum

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Untitled Art Fair at 12th Street and Ocean Drive, December 2nd – 6th, 2015

Sunday, December 6th, 2015
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Cuban artists fear crackdown after Tania Bruguera arrest

December 7th, 2018

Tania Bruguera, via GuardianThe Guardian profiles how Cuban artists are fearing a government crackdown on artists in the wake of Tania Bruguera’s arrest this week over a new law restricting artistic speech in the country. “The decree criminalizes independent art activity,” the Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco says. “It allows a cadre of roving censors to go around issuing fines, to take away your equipment. These are not liberal individuals – if you are a rap musician and they simply don’t like your lyrics, they will shut you down. These draconian actions already take place but this law systemizes it.”
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Art Newspaper Explores Market for Street Art

December 7th, 2018

Keith Haring, via Art NewspaperArt Newspaper profiles the increasingly high popularity of street art in mainstream art fairs, and questions how it is affecting the medium. According to adviser Lisa Schiff, sales of street artists like the recent bidding war for KAWS prints at Art Basel “encourages pure speculation; it’s an empty value-making system. Street art should disrupt the commercial and institutional setting. I don’t want it in a museum or a fair.”
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MoMA PS1 Art Handlers Continue Protest

December 7th, 2018

Marley Freeman, via NYTThe NYT profiles the recent protests by MoMA PS1 art handlers over pay and worker rights at the museum, as they demand equal pay to the museum workers across the East River at the main museum space. “I feel as an artist worker you’re betwixt and between,” handler and artist Marley Freeman said in a telephone interview. “You aren’t seen as a professional art handler. At PS1 they are always treating us like this is just temporary work we’re doing between other things.”
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