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AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel Art Fair, June 14th – 17th, 2018

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: The Art Basel Art Fair, June 14th – 17th, 2018

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Hauser & Wirth Now Represents Estate of Günther Förg

Friday, June 1st, 2018

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 6th, 2016

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Paris – “La Mia Ceramica” at Max Hetzler Through July 16th, 2016

Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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Simone Leigh Wins 2018 Hugo Boss Prize

October 20th, 2018

Simone Leigh, via Art NewsSimone Leigh was has won the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize, given every two years to a contemporary artist. The prize includes a $100,000 check and an exhibition next April at the museum. 
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FBI Investigating Alleged Art Fraud

October 19th, 2018

Antonio Marco, via Associated PressA fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are facing charges of fraud after allegedly using an elderly woman’s identity to buy a Mark Rothko for $6.4 million and an Ad Reinhardt work for $1.16 million at Sotheby’s, AP reports. “Our discussions with the purchasers raised significant suspicion and concern for the elderly client they purported to represent and we felt it was necessary to contact the FBI,” Sotheby’s said in a emailed statement. “We are pleased that the appropriate action has been taken and the victim has been protected.”
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Jenny Holzer Profiled in New York Magazine

October 19th, 2018

Jenny Holzer, via New York MagazineJenny Holzer gets a profile in New York Magazine this week, reviewing her recent work and her approach towards creating her bracing, direct brand of text art. “I have made much of my work sex-blind and anonymous so that it wouldn’t be dismissed as the work of a woman,” she says. “I don’t want to be looked at or dismissed, or even attract anybody, as a female.”
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