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Berlin – Claire Fontaine: “May Our Enemies Not Prosper” at Galerie Neu Through July 15th, 2016

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Paris – Lucio Fontana: Retrospective at Museum D’Art Moderne Through August 24th, 2014

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

New York: “Audible Presence: Fontana Klein Twombly” at Dominique Lévy Through November 16th, 2013

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

New York: 'Afro Burri Fontana' at Haunch of Venison through May 12, 2012

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Sterling Ruby and Lucio Fontana at Andrea Rosen through October 22, 2011

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art evening sale, London, Thursday, February 5, 2009, Richter, Koons and Fontana lead robust results

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

Milan – Mike Kelley: “Eternity is a Long Time” at HangarBicocca Through September 8th, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Go See – Brussels: Tony Oursler at Baronian Francey through January 9 2010

Monday, December 14th, 2009

Go See: L.A.'s "Women in the City" backed by Broad Art, Pinault Foundation

Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

AO Preview – Mexico City: Visual Art Week; Zona Maco and others, February 8th – 12th, 2017

Monday, February 6th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 11th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

New York – Fausto Melotti at Hauser and Wirth Through June 18th, 2016

Saturday, May 7th, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: The 22nd Annual Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 3rd – 6th, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 10th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, February 9th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

New York – Alberto Burri: “The Trauma of Painting” at the Guggenheim Through January 6th, 2016

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 10th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, October 14th, 2015

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 30th, 2015

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

London – AO Auction Recap: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, July 1st, 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Evening Sales, June 30th – July 2nd, 2014

Monday, June 30th, 2014

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Art Evening Sales, February 10th-13th, 2014

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

AO Auction Preview – Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sales in London, June 25th-26th, 2013

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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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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