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New York – Fischli/Weiss: “How to Work Better” at The Guggenheim Museum Through April 27th, 2016

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Berlin – Fischli/Weiss: “Eine Ansammlung Von Gegenständen” at Sprüth Magers Berlin Through August 30th, 2014

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

New York – Matt Johnson: “Wood Sculpture” at 303 Gallery Through February 25th, 2017

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

AO Preview – Basel: Art Basel Week Through June 19th, 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Peter Fischli Interviewed in New York Times

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Berlin – Peter Fischli and David Weiss at Sprüth Magers Through April 13th, 2013

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Don’t Miss – Zürich: Peter Fischli/David Weiss at Eva Presenhuber through July 31, 2009

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Go See: ‘Sonne, Mond und Sterne,’ by Fischli and Weiss, at Spruth Magers Gallery, Berlin, through January 21st, 2009

Saturday, December 27th, 2008
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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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