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Go See – New York: The Figure and Dr. Freud at Haunch of Venison, featuring JONATHAN MEESE, GEORGE CONDO, CECILY BROWN, ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, ALICE NEEL, FRANCIS BACON, DIANE ARBUS, WILLEM DE KOONING, PICASSO AND MORE. Through August 22, 2009

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel at Messe Basel Through June 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Protestors Rally Against Tuition At Cooper Union

Friday, August 15th, 2014

AO On Site – New York: Lucas Samaras “XYZ” At Pace Gallery Through October 28th, 2012

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Go See – New York: ‘September 11′ at MoMA PS1 through January 9, 2012

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Go See – New York: Lee Lozano ‘Tools’ at Hauser & Wirth through February 19, 2011

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Go See – New York: Robert & Ethel Scull 'Portrait of a Collection' at Aquavella Galleries through May 27, 2010

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

New York – AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, Tuesday May 14th, 2013.

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

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

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

London Auction Activity Round Up

Monday, March 3rd, 2008
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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