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London – Francis Alÿs: “Ciudad Juárez Projects” at David Zwirner Through August 5th, 2016

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

AO On Site: New York – Francis Alÿs “Reel-Unreel”At David Zwirner Gallery, Through February 9,2013

Monday, January 14th, 2013

AO on site – Art 42 Basel 2011: Francis Alÿs ‘Fabiola’ VIP reception

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

Go See – New York: Francis Alÿs, ‘A Story of Deception’ at the Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1 through August 1st, 2011

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: “Locations” featuring works by Sol Lewitt, Carl Andre, Francis Alÿs, John Baldessari, Catherine Opie, Dan Graham and others at Paula Cooper Gallery through June 11, 2011

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

Go See – London: Francis Alÿs at the Tate Modern until September 5th

Friday, July 9th, 2010

AO Recap – Mexico City: Visual Arts Week, February 4th – 8th, 2015

Monday, February 9th, 2015

London – AO Preview: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 15th – 18th, 2014

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Manifesta 10 Announces Artist List

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

AO Recap – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 92 and 94, March 6th-9th, 2014

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

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

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Kassel: Quinquennial exhibition dOCUMENTA (13) opens in Kassel on June 9th, to run through September 16th, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset With Video – New York: MoMA PS1 Summer ‘Warm Up’ Finale, Saturday, September 10, 2011

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: David Zwirner “The House Without the Door” through August 5th, 2011

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Go See: A Certain State of The World? Highlights from the François Pinault Foundation Collection, at The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, through June 14, 2009

Sunday, April 5th, 2009
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Ernst Neizvestny, Sculptor Who Famously Debated Kruschev on Art in 1962, Passes Away at 91

August 22nd, 2016

Ernst Neizvestny, via NYTThe New York Times reports that Ernst Neizvestny, the sculptor who famously debated Nikita Kruschev on aesthetics at a Moscow exhibition, has passed away at the age of 91.  Neizvestny confronted the former Soviet head over an exhibition in 1962, and discussed the arts for some time, arguing in favor of his own modes of abstraction and technique, ultimately impressing Kruschev.  “You’re an interesting man — I enjoy people like you — but inside you there are an angel and a devil,” Kruschev reportedly told him.  “If the devil wins, we’ll crush you. If the angel wins, we’ll do all we can to help you.”
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Tom Sachs Speaks to Pitchfork About Frank Ocean’s Recent Video Piece

August 22nd, 2016

Tom Sachs, via PitchforkPitchfork speaks with Tom Sachs this week, as the artist breaks down his work with Frank Ocean on the recently 40-minute music video piece Endless, in which Ocean constructs a massive staircase piece by piece.  “You see each stair being stacked on top of each other onto a central steel column that’s welded and bolted to the ground,” he says.  “So there’s a transparency to the building that is the same as the transparency in the music.”
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SF Chronicle Gives In-Depth Analysis on Gift of Fisher Collection to SFMoMA

August 22nd, 2016

SFMOMA, via SF ChronicleThe SF Chronicle has a piece this week on the conditions for the donation of the Fisher Collection to SFMoMA, noting that the donation of the collection ultimately requires upwards of 60% of the museum’s space to show works from that collection, limiting the space provided for the museum to show other works, or even place works in conversation with the Fisher collection.  . “What Don was offering was, on the one hand, extremely generous … but Don wanted something that I felt we couldn’t offer him … a kind of curatorial control over what got shown,”Director Neal Benezra says.  “I felt that, as generous as this offer was, our integrity would be at risk,” Benezra said, “because the museum really needs to control, from a curatorial point of view, if nothing else, how art is presented in our building.”
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