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Go See – New York: ‘Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection’ at The New Museum through June 6, 2010

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

News Roundup: The snowballing of a controversy over the New Museum’s decision to exhibit trustee Dakis Joannou’s collection

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Dakis Joannou

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Dakis Joannou

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

New York – Dan Colen: “Miracle Paintings” at Gagosian Gallery, through October 18th 2014

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Forbes Profiles Jeff Koons-Designed Yacht with Ivana Porfiri

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

AO Newslink

Sunday, July 1st, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

Collectors

Friday, August 5th, 2011

AO On Site – London (with newslink summary): Frieze Art Fair 2010 opens to relatively brisk buying from still measured collectors

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Don’t Miss – New York: Rosson Crow “Bowery Boys” at Deitch Projects, 18 Wooster Street through March 27, 2010

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

AO Breaking News: Jeffrey Deitch Named New Director of Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Newslinks for Monday September 27th 2009

Monday, September 28th, 2009

New York artist Dash Snow dies from drug overdose at 27

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Matthew Barney and Elizabeth Peyton debut “Blood of Two,” a performance art collaboration in a former slaughterhouse on Hydra Island, Greece

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday August 23, 2008

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Newslinks: Thursday June, 19 2008

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

Collectors

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

AO On Site: New Museum’s Spring Gala After Party, Wednesday April 6th 2011

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Don’t Miss – London: Nigel Cooke at the Modern Art Gallery through May 29th, 2010

Thursday, May 27th, 2010
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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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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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