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Grayson Perry and Gillian Wearing Reflect on New Generation of Young British Artists

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Saturday, January 24th, 2015

London – Gillian Wearing at Maureen Paley Through November 16th, 2014

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Düsseldorf: Gillian Wearing at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen through January 6th, 2013

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Go See – New York: Gillian Wearing “People” at Tanya Bonakdar through June 24

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AO On-Site – New York: The ADAA Art Show at Park Avenue Armory, March 1st – 6th, 2016

Monday, March 7th, 2016

British Artists Reflect on Their Degree Shows

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

15 for 150: Art on the Underground’s New Series

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

AO Newslink

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AO On Site – London: Frieze London and Frieze Masters Summary and photoset, October 14th, 2012

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AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Los Angeles: Regen Projects’ Inaugural Exhibition of New Gallery at 6750 Santa Monica Boulevard on Sept. 22nd

Monday, September 24th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art 43 Basel Vernissage and VIP Preview

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Dasha Zukhova and The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture presents “Commercial Break” curated by Neville Wakefield

Monday, June 6th, 2011
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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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