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New York – Elizabeth Murray: “Painting in the ’80s” at Pace Gallery Through

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Empire State Building to Light Up with Famous Artworks for Whitney Opening

Monday, April 27th, 2015

New York – “The Shaped Canvas, Revisited” at Luxembourg & Dayan Through July 3rd, 2014 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

New York – “Reinventing Abstraction,” Curated by Raphael Rubenstein at Cheim & Read Through August 30th, 2013

Monday, August 19th, 2013

New York – ‘Chuck Close Photo Maquettes’ at Eykyn Maclean through May 24, 2013

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO News Summary: Jorge Pardo wins $500,000 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

AO On Site (with Interview): ‘Image Matter’ curated by Klaus Kertess at Mary Boone in Chelsea, February 21, 2009; Interview with artist Carroll Dunham

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Go See: Matthew Marks Gallery, Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, in New York through August 15

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset/Video/News Wrapup: Art Basel Miami Beach Survives in 2008

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008
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RIP – Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

January 23rd, 2019

Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT
Jonas Mekas in 1964, via NYT

Film-maker Jonas Mekas, a figure who loomed large in the New York cinematic landscape, and an artist widely considered the godfather of underground cinema, has died at the age of 96.  A founder of both the famed Film Culture magazine and the still operating Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan, his energetic engagement with all aspects of filmmaking helped to nurture the careers of filmmakers like John Waters and Jim Jarmusch, among others.  “Jonas passed away quietly and peacefully early this morning,” the Film Archives wrote online. “He was at home with family. He will be greatly missed but his light shines on.”
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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