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Documenta 14 Posts Record Attendance as Exhibition Closes

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Documenta 14 Organizers Opening Second Satellite Show in Angola

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

AO On-Site: Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany – Documenta 14: “Learning From Athens”, On View Through September 17th, 2017

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Documenta 14 Announces Artist List Days Before Opening in Athens

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Curator Adam Szymczyk Interviewed on Documenta 14 in Artforum

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Jonas Mekas to Show Refugee Photographs at Documenta 14

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Documenta 14 to Feature Works from Greece’s Contemporary Art Collection in Kassel

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Documenta Not Facing Threats from Budget Deficit This Year

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Kassel in Talks with Documenta Artist Over Plans to Keep Obelisk Work

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Documenta Hailed as Major Success by Government Officials

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Documenta Running Deficit of Over $8 Million

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Documenta Work Faces Challenges by Far-Right Over Pro-Refugee Sculpture

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Olu Oguibe Receives Documenta’s Arnold Bode Prize

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Kassel Planning Permanent Documenta Institute in Kassel

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Animal Rights Protestors Attack Documenta Artist’s Athens Studio

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Dry Run of Documenta Installation Earns Calls to Kassel Fire Department

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Art Basel Miami Beach Featuring Documentary on Maurizio Cattelan

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Owen Wilson Narrates Documentary on Ed Ruscha

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Cai Guo-Qiang Featured in Sundance Documentary

Monday, January 25th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Evening Sales, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

New York – “What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art 1960 to the Present” at Matthew Marks Through August 14th, 2015

Friday, August 14th, 2015

Documenta Director Wants to Show Full Gurlitt Collection

Friday, April 17th, 2015

New York – Charles Atlas: “The Waning of Justice” at Luhring Augustine Through March 14th, 2015

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

New York – Al Taylor: “Pet Stains, Puddles, and Full Gospel Neckless” at David Zwirner Through February 14th, 2014

Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Bartolomé Esteban Murillo Work Discovered in North Wales

November 22nd, 2017

Lost Murillo, via The GuardianA lost 17th Century masterpiece by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo has been rediscovered in North Wales. “It is an absolute masterpiece,” art scholar Benito Navarrete Prieto says. “Magnetic.”
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Telegraph Notes Focus on Liquidity Energizing Recent Auctions

November 22nd, 2017

Cy Twombly, Untitled (2005), final price $46,437,500, via Christie'sThe Telegraph has an interesting article on the wildly successful recent cycle of art sales, noting collectors’ increasing draw towards liquid assets like art.  The piece draws connections to other assets currently burgeoning on the market, including Bitcoin, and notes the appeal of these goods as collectors seek stable investments outside national currencies and stock.
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Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

November 19th, 2017

Irvings, via Art NewsThe Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York has received $80 million from trustee Florence Irving, the Art News reports.  “The Irvings have been inspirational donors in building the museum’s collections and galleries of Asian Art since 1987,” says Daniel H. Weiss, the museum’s president and CEO. “This additional gift is truly transformative for the Met, and will ensure that the legacy of scholarship, programming, and collection-building they have been so instrumental in building will continue to thrive.”
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