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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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Sheila Hicks Profiled in New Yorker

March 20th, 2018

Sheila Hicks, via New YorkerArtist Sheila Hicks gets a profile in the New Yorker this week, as she reflects on her work and gives a tour of her studio. “You see the junk all over my studio?” she says of her cluttered studio and the practice that emerges from it. “It’s like drawing or sculpting with the scissors.”
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Former Art Basel Exec Magnus Renfrew to Launch Taipei Art Fair

March 20th, 2018

Dennis Chen, country head and head of wealth management, UBS Taiwan, and Magnus Renfrew, cofounder and director of Taipei Dangdai, via Art NewsFormer Art Basel fair head Magnus Renfrew is launching a new art fair, Taipei Dangdai, set to coincide with next year’s Taipei Biennial. “With Hong Kong, I was proud to be involved in organizing a fair that asserts itself as a global fair for the region and will remain so,” Renfrew says. “There is a big gap between Art Basel Hong Kong and other fairs in the region, in terms of quality and how they are progressing. It’s necessary to have other fairs that have real quality and don’t necessarily aspire to be the global fair for the region.” 
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Anthea Hamilton Interviewed in the Guardian

March 20th, 2018

Anthea Hamilton, via GuardianArtist Anthea Hamilton is interviewed in The Guardian this week, as the artist prepares a work for the Tate Britain’s Duveen Commission. “Well, I don’t think I’m allowed to talk about the work yet, I’d have to check,” she says drily. “But no, it’s not intimidating. The architecture is obviously very powerful but if you take that as a given, it’s not an issue.”
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