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Rhizome Announces its 2013-2014 Commission Winners

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

New York – Trevor Shimizu: “New Work” at 47 Canal Through July 30th, 2016

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – New York: Old Masters’ Week, January 28th-29th, 2015

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

London – Zhang Huan: “Spring Poppy Fields” at Pace London Through May 31st, 2014

Monday, May 26th, 2014

AO on Site – New York: The Bruce High Quality Foundation's 'Field of Dreams' Saturday, July 24th, 2010 in Prospect Park, Brooklyn

Monday, July 26th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Old Master’s Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s New York – the majority of works sell above estimate, with many works reaching record-breaking prices

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Go See – London: Anish Kapoor at London's Royal Academy through December 11, 2009

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

Go See: Hiroshi Sugimoto '7 Days / 7 Nights,' at Gagosian Gallery, New York and Retrospective at Lucerne Museum of Art, Switzerland

Monday, December 8th, 2008

Update: Damien Hirst goes to Auction at Sotheby’s, September 15-16, 2008

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

T.J. Wilcox at Metro Pictures

Thursday, October 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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