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Desert X Biennial Returns to Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, December 8th, 2021

Desert X AlUla Prepares to Open Amid Criticism

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Desert X AlUla Annnounces Artist List

Tuesday, January 21st, 2020

LA Times Blasts Desert X’s Saudi Partnership

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

Desert X Loses Early Donor Over Saudi Arabian Edition

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

Desert X to Open Saudi Arabian Edition, Drawing Criticism

Tuesday, October 8th, 2019

Artist’s Work Stolen from Desert X Show

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Desert X Biennial Puts Jenny Holzer Work on Hold After Environmental Concerns Raised

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Desert X Returns for 2019

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Desert X Announces Next Iteration for 2019

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Steel Monolith Found in Utah Desert, Some Believe It’s a Work by John McCracken

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

Los Angeles – “Desert Painters of Australia Part II” at Gagosian Through September 6th, 2019

Friday, August 30th, 2019

New York – Fausto Melotti: “The Deserted City” at Hauser & Wirth Through October 27th, 2018

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018

Doug Aitken Places Mirrored Ranch Home in California Desert

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Ugo Rondinone Installs Massive Rock Sculpture in Nevada Desert

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Wim Delvoye Buys a Series of Desert Mansions in Iran

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

LACMA Calls for Defense of Nevada Desert Site of Michael Heizer’s “City”

Friday, March 20th, 2015

New York – “Richard Artschwager: The Desert” at David Nolan Gallery, Through Decmber 22nd, 2012

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Don’t Miss – Cologne: Vija Celmins “Desert, Sea and Stars” at Museum Ludwig through July 17th, 2011

Friday, July 8th, 2011

AO Preview – Los Angeles: Frieze Art Fair and LA Art Week, February 13th – 17th, 2019

Monday, February 11th, 2019

New York — Gabriel Orozco: “Spacetime” on view 24 West 57 Street, Room 305

Monday, May 16th, 2022

AO Preview – Zona Maco Art Fair and Mexico City Art Week, February 9th – 13th, 2022

Tuesday, February 8th, 2022

New York – Ruth Asawa: “All is Possible” at David Zwirner Through December 18th, 2021

Tuesday, November 9th, 2021

New York – Rob Pruitt: “These Are The Days Of Our Lives” at 303 Gallery Through October 30th, 2021

Monday, October 18th, 2021
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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