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Georgia O’Keefe Museum Acquires Rare Work by Artist

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

Tate Modern Announces 2016 Exhibitions for Georgia O’Keefe and Robert Rauschenberg

Monday, July 27th, 2015

Georgia O’Keefe Painting Resets Female Auction Record at $44 Million

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

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New York – “American Legends: From Calder to O’Keefe” at the Whitney Museum of American Art through the end of May 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

The Guardian Interviews Carmen Herrera

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Brooklyn Museum Launching Year of Events Celebrating Sackler Center for Feminist Art

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Taubman Masterworks Sale, November 4th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Collector Olga Hirshhorn, Widow of Hirshhorn Museum Founder, Passes Away at 95

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Crystal Bridges to Make Major Acquisitions Announcement

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

New York – Sarah Lucas: “NUD NOB” at Gladstone Gallery Through April 26th, 2014

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

Jan Krugier’s Collection to Go to the Auction Block at Christie’s

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

US Postal Service Announces Modern Art Stamps Series

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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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