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Dia Foundation Announces Capital Campaign and Improvement Plans

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Moscow Embarking on Building Project to Recreate itself as “Cultural Capital”

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Donates $50 Million to MoMA Capital Campaign

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Marcato Capital Holdings in Sotheby’s

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

UK Cities Pushing for Candidacy as European Capital of Culture Despite Brexit

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Germany’s Artnet Acquires Tutela Capital SA

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

New York – Taryn Simon: “Paperwork and the Will of Capital” at Gagosian Gallery Through March 26th, 2016

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Creative Capital Announces Grants for 2016

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Bloomberg Looks at Eli Broad’s Mission to Make L.A. an Art Capital

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Marcato Capital Filing Indicates Equal Shares to Third Point

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Paris and Berlin – “Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism” at Max Hetzler Through April 18th, 2015

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Vito Acconci Proposes Intricate Bridge Structure for Tasmanian Capital

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

AO News Summary: Agreement reached between Annie Leibovitz and Art Capital Group

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Art Capital Group Sues Annie Leibovitz to Collect on $24 Million Loan

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair, October 18th – 21st, 2018

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

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

AO Auction Preview – London: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 4-5, 2018

Monday, October 1st, 2018

New York – John Akomfrah: “Signs of Empire” at New Museum Through September 2nd, 2018

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Paris – Gordon Matta-Clark: “Anarchitect” at Jeu de Paume Through September 23rd, 2018

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

New York – Jack Smith: “Art Crust of Spiritual Oasis” at Artists Space Through September 9th, 2018

Friday, August 10th, 2018

New York – “Beside Myself, Curated by Dan Herschlein” at JTT Through August 3rd, 2018

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

Paris – Iván Argote: “Deep Affection”at Galerie Perrotin Through July 28th, 2018

Friday, July 27th, 2018
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Simone Leigh Wins 2018 Hugo Boss Prize

October 20th, 2018

Simone Leigh, via Art NewsSimone Leigh was has won the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize, given every two years to a contemporary artist. The prize includes a $100,000 check and an exhibition next April at the museum. 
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FBI Investigating Alleged Art Fraud

October 19th, 2018

Antonio Marco, via Associated PressA fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are facing charges of fraud after allegedly using an elderly woman’s identity to buy a Mark Rothko for $6.4 million and an Ad Reinhardt work for $1.16 million at Sotheby’s, AP reports. “Our discussions with the purchasers raised significant suspicion and concern for the elderly client they purported to represent and we felt it was necessary to contact the FBI,” Sotheby’s said in a emailed statement. “We are pleased that the appropriate action has been taken and the victim has been protected.”
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Jenny Holzer Profiled in New York Magazine

October 19th, 2018

Jenny Holzer, via New York MagazineJenny Holzer gets a profile in New York Magazine this week, reviewing her recent work and her approach towards creating her bracing, direct brand of text art. “I have made much of my work sex-blind and anonymous so that it wouldn’t be dismissed as the work of a woman,” she says. “I don’t want to be looked at or dismissed, or even attract anybody, as a female.”
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