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AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at The Grand Palais, October 19th – 22nd, 2017

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 19th – 22nd, 2017

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 20-23rd, 2016

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 20th-23rd, 2016

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 21st – 25th, 2015

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

AO on Site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Art Fair, October 23rd – 27th, 2013

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 24th to the 27th, 2013

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

Paris – FIAC 39th International Contemporary Art Fair Week Preview: October 18th-21st, 2012

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC 2010 Art Fair Review and Final Photo Set

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Frieze and FIAC Force Collectors to Choose Between Fairs this October

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Fiac Launching Performance Art Festival in Conjunction with Louvre

Friday, August 12th, 2016

FIAC Puts its Satellite Fair, Officelle, on Hold

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

Plans Withdrawn for Paris Photo Los Angeles and FIAC LA

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

FIAC Los Angeles Pushed to 2016

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC at Grand Palais and (OFF)ICIELLE at The City of Fashion and Design, October 22nd-26th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

FIAC Announces New Fair for Young Galleries

Monday, July 21st, 2014

FIAC to Hold Los Angeles Edition of Fair

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Paris – “Decorum: Carpets and Tapestries by Artists” at Musée d’Art Moderne, through February 9th 2014

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

AO on site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Press Preview, October 23rd, 2013

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Pinault to Exhibit Private Collection During FIAC

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Week Wrapup and Final Photoset, October 18th – 21st, 2012

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Vernissage Photoset, Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset, with link summary – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Preview and News Summary, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thursday, December 1st, 2011
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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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