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AO On-Site: The Brooklyn Museum Gala, Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

AO On-Site: Creative Time’s 2nd Annual Creative Castles Sand Castle Competition at the Far Rockaways, August 9th, 2013

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Brussels — Pierre Klossowski at Gladstone Gallery Through March 10th, 2018

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

New York – Peter Doig at Michael Werner Through January 16th, 2016

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

London – “Peter Doig: New Paintings” at Michael Werner Gallery, through Dec. 22, 2012

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Go See – Oslo: Dan Colen ‘Peanuts’ at Astrup Fearnley through April 24, 2011

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: Jules de Balincourt ‘Premonitions’ at Deitch Projects through April 24, 2010

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Go See: Marnie Weber ‘The Bondage of Decay’ at Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, through June 6, 2009

Monday, April 27th, 2009

AO On Site Photoset/Video/News Wrapup: Art Basel Miami Beach Survives in 2008

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

AO On Site: Neon Neon: Bright Lights at the Armory 2008

Saturday, March 29th, 2008
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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