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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

Zurich – Martin Creed at Hauser & Wirth Zurich Through October 31st, 2015

Sunday, October 25th, 2015

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Derbyshire – “Beyond Limits: The Landscape of British Sculpture 1950 – 2015″ at Chatsworth House Through October 25th, 2015

Sunday, September 27th, 2015
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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