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Francois Pinault Signs Lease for Museum in Bourse de Commerce

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Francois Pinault Foundation’s “The World Belongs to You” at Palazzo Grassi, through December 31, 2011

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Francois-Henri Pinault

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

François Pinault Moves Completion Date for Museum Up to 2018

Friday, August 5th, 2016

François Pinault Looking for Museum Site in Paris

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Pinault to Exhibit Private Collection During FIAC

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of François Pinault Foundation’s “In Praise of Doubt” at Punta della Dogana, through December 31, 2011

Monday, June 6th, 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

Venice – Damien Hirst: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable at the Palazzo Grassi and Punta Della Dogana Through December 3rd, 2017

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

AO On-Site – Venice: Rudolf Stingel at Palazzo Grassi Through December 31st, 2013

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Haunch of Venison to Close New York and London Galleries

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

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

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Doha, Qatar: Takashi Murakami at the Museum of Islamic Art through June 24, 2012

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

Breaking: Qatar purchase of $250-$300 million ‘Card Players’ by Paul Cézanne is most expensive art sale in history

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

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

Monday, October 25th, 2010

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Thursday February 11, 2009 – Another highly successful sale confirms Art Market Recovery

Friday, February 12th, 2010

Newslinks for Tuesday October 20th, 2009

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

2009 Venice Biennale – Art Observed summary of press preview weekend

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Christie’s to cut workforce in effort to reduce costs in soft art market

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 1 of 5: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art, New York, Thursday November 6th: “Obviously, prices have changed”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Go See: Jeff Koons’s controversial installation at Versailles, France, through December 14

Friday, September 12th, 2008
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Investigator Arthur Brand Claims Some Isabella Stewart Gardner Heist Works May Be in Hands of Former IRA Members

June 22nd, 2017

Vermeer, via Daily MailArthur Brand, the Dutch private investigator working on locating works from the the Isabella Stewart Gardner heist has stated that he believes some works are in the hands of former IRA members, the Daily Mail reports, and is confident he can bring at least some of the works home. “Former IRA sources have told me or people that I know that there has been talk about these paintings for years within the IRA,” he says.  
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Report Notes Arts Funding Generates $166.3 billion in Revenue for US Businesses

June 22nd, 2017

Americans for the ArtsA report by non-profit group Americans for the Arts has figures claiming that the revenue generated nationwide by arts funding sits at $166.3 billion.  “Arts and cultural organizations are valued members of the business community. They employ people locally, purchase goods and services from within the community, are members of their Chambers of Commerce, and promote their regions,” the report reads.  
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New York Times Notes Issues in Installation of Jeff Koons’s Paris Bouquet

June 21st, 2017

jeff-koons-via-the-guardianThe New York Times writes on Jeff Koons’s bouquet of flowers sculpture for Paris, intended as a gift to the city in the wake of terrorist attacks, and on the strings attached to the gift that have complicated its installation process. “They presented this bouquet as a symbolic present to Paris, but then we realized it wasn’t exactly a present, since France had to pay to install it,” says art critic Isabel Pasquier. “Whether you appreciate his art or not, Jeff Koons is a businessman, and we quickly understood that he was offering Paris to himself as a present.”
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