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Cai Guo-Qiang Interviewed in Financial Times

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

Artist Cai Guo-Qiang Gives NYT Tour of New Jersey Home

Monday, August 21st, 2017

Cai Guo-Qiang Featured in Sundance Documentary

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Cai Guo-Qiang Initiates New Firework Piece in Quanzhou

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Cai Guo-Qiang Profiled in WSJ

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Man Calls for Boycott of Cai Guo-Qiang Exhibition Over Use of Tortoises in Installation

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Cai Guo-Qiang Floats Ark of Stuffed Animals in Shanghai

Monday, July 21st, 2014

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Cai Guo-Qiang at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Geffen Contemporary through July 30, 2012

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Go See – Shanghai: Cai Guo-Qiang ‘Peasant da Vincis’ at the Rockbund Art Museum through July 25th, 2010

Sunday, May 23rd, 2010

Cai Guo-Qiang

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Cai Guo-Qiang

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

GO SEE: Cai Guo-Qiang at the Guggenheim, February 22 – May 28

Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Cai Guo-Qiang Mid-Career Retrospective @ Guggenheim Museum

Monday, September 10th, 2007

New York Times Examines The Communal Lunches of Various Artist Studios

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Financial Times Goes Inside the Live-In Studios of some of New York’s Most Successful Artists

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

AO Summary and Links – Hong Kong: Hong Kong International Art Fair, May 17–20, 2012

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Hong Kong Asian Contemporary Art and Chinese 20th Century Art Sale totals $39 million May 29th, 2010

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

AO on Site New York – Art for awareness, Lance Armstrong brings an impressive group of artists together for his Stages exhibition and auction, Art Observed was on site to speak to those involved

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Go See – Paris: Lance Armstrong and Nike Livestrong ‘STAGES’ at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin through August 8, 2009, Featuring works and Tour de France bikes designed by Andreas Gursky, Yoshitomo Nara, Christopher Wool, Tom Sachs, Ed Ruscha, Rosson Crow, Damien Hirst, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Aaron Young, JR, Jules de Balincourt, Kaws, Richard Prince and others

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Contemporary Art Bridging U.S. and China at Beijing’s Embassy

Sunday, August 17th, 2008

Newslinks: Friday, August 15, 2008

Friday, August 15th, 2008

Gap Releases Whitney Artists T-Shirts

Friday, May 16th, 2008
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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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