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New York – Ed Atkins at Gavin Brown’s New Harlem Exhibition Space Through July 1st, 2016

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

AO On Site as part of Performa 2011 – New York: Ed Atkins, Haroon Mirza, and James Richards: An Echo Button, November 11, 2011

Saturday, November 19th, 2011

Collector Rewarded with Meticulous Reproductions of Works Donated to Nelson-Atkins Museum

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

Grasshopper Found Embedded in van Gogh Painting

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Richard Long Profiled in The Guardian

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Kansas City’s Nelson Atkins Museum Purchases Early Work by Piet Mondrian

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Painting in Collection of Kansas City Museum Authenticated as Work of Hieronymus Bosch

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Brooklyn – Swoon: “Submerged Motherlands” at the Brooklyn Museum Through August 24th, 2014

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

First-Ever Online Art Biennale Announced for April Launch, Will Charge Admission

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

New York City: “Black Cake” Curated by Alex Gartenfeld at Team Gallery Through February 16th, 2013

Monday, January 21st, 2013

AO Preview – Miami Art Week in Miami Beach, December 5th – 10th, 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Washington Post Writes on New Wave of Galleries in Harlem

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

New Museum Announces Artists for 2015 Triennial

Friday, November 14th, 2014

AO Preview – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, June 1st-November 24th, 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Venice Biennale to Highlight a New Group of Young British Artists

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Venice Biennale Releases Full Artist List

Friday, March 15th, 2013

A Look Behind Donald Trump’s Tax Plan and its Implication for Arts Institutions

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

New York – “Another Look at Detroit” at Marlborough Chelsea and Marianne Boesky Through August 8th, 2014

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Haunch of Venison’s Former Directors To Open New Gallery

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

AO On Site: Os Gemeos at Deitch Projects, New York, through Aug 9

Tuesday, July 1st, 2008

Doug Aitken

Monday, March 24th, 2008

New Phillips de Pury Howick Place Opening Early 2008

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007
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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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