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Helen Frankenthaler Foundation Gives $5 Million to Bennington College

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

New York – Helen Frankenthaler: “Composing with Color” at Gagosian Gallery, through October 18th 2014

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

New York City – Helen Frankenthaler: “Painted on 21st Street” at Gagosian Gallery Through April 15th, 2013

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

New York – Bernard Frize: “Dawn Comes Up So Young” at Galerie Perrotin Through June 18th, 2016

Thursday, June 16th, 2016

AO On-Site: NADA New York 2015 AT Basketball City, May 14th-17th, 2015

Monday, May 18th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sale, May 12th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

North Carolina Museum of Art Gifted with Major Collection of Works

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

New York – Robert Longo: “Strike The Sun” at Petzel Gallery through May 10th and “Gang of Cosmos” at Metro Pictures through May 23rd, 2014 2014

Saturday, May 10th, 2014

Go See: “Action/Abstraction: Pollock, de Kooning, and American Art, 1940–1976” at Jewish Museum in New York City through September 21, 2008

Thursday, September 4th, 2008
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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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