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Rhizome Announces its 2013-2014 Commission Winners

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

New York: “People Who Work Here” at David Zwirner Through August 5th, 2016

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

AO On Site review with Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: NADA Art Fair Summary at the Deauville Beach Resort

Monday, December 5th, 2011

AO On Site – London: Adrian Ghenie at Haunch of Venison through October 8, 2011

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

AO On Site, New York- 1001 Chairs for Ai Weiwei demonstration outside of the Chinese Consulate, Sunday, April 17th 2011

Monday, April 18th, 2011

AO Guest Editorial/Review by Patrick Meagher of The Silvershed – New York: “Jeff Koons: Made in Heaven, Paintings” at Luxembourg & Dayan, through January 21, 2010

Monday, October 11th, 2010

Newslinks for Friday January 15th, 2010

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Go See – Santiago, Chile: Gordon Matta-Clark at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes through January 24, 2009

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Go See – Middlesbrough, England: Gerhard Richter at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, through November 15, 2009

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009

Go See: Philip-Lorca DiCorcia's Thousand at David Zwirner Gallery, New York, through March 28, 2009

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

Go See: Tracey Emin ’20 Years’ at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh until November 9, 2008

Saturday, August 16th, 2008
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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