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New York – “Alice Neel, Uptown” Curated by Hilton Als at David Zwirner Through April 22nd, 2017

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Hilton Als Featured in Interview This Month on Curating Alice Neel Show at David Zwirner

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Go See – Berlin: ‘Self-Consciousness’ Curated by Hilton Als and Peter Doig at Veneklasen Werner through June 26th, 2010

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

New York – Catherine Opie: “Portraits and Landscapes” and “700 Nimes Road” at Lehmann Maupin Through February 20th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

AO On-Site: Water Mill – The Parrish Art Museum Annual Midsummer Party: Saturday July 13th 2013

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Go See – Cleveland: 'Paul Gauguin: Paris 1889' at the new Rafael Vinoly designed Cleveland Museum of Art through January 18th, 2010

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Sotheby's hopes to smash Russian art at auction record with $60 million sale of Malevich painting in New York on November 3rd

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

AO on site: UK’S Lazarides Gallery opens “Hit-and-run” New York, September 25, 2008

Friday, September 26th, 2008

RxArt: The People

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Fashion and art-world collide on dance floor

Saturday, June 9th, 2007
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Frances Stark Profiled in The Guardian

April 25th, 2017

Frances Stark, via GuardianFrances Stark is profiled in The Guardian this week, in which she discusses the state of the contemporary art world, and her recent work orchestrating a version of the Magic Flute for a group of student performers.  “One of the reasons I got really enamored with the Magic Flute,” Stark says, “is that I watched the Ingmar Bergman version with my son, when he was four or five. He was too young to read the subtitles, so I read them to him. When the movie was over – and this is a long opera – he said, ‘Can we watch it again?’” 
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Robert Rauschenberg Profiled in New York Review of Books

April 25th, 2017

Robert Rauschenberg: Persimmon, 1964; from Rauschenberg’s series of oil and silkscreen-ink print paintings in which, Jed Perl writes, ‘photographs of President Kennedy, crowded city streets, space travel, and a nude by Rubens come together to sThe New York Review of books has a lengthy profile on Robert Rauschenberg this week, as the artist’s landmark retrospective prepares to open at MoMA next month.  “I tend to see everything.” Rauschenberg once said, “I always wanted my work—whatever happened in the studio—to look more like what was going on outside the window.”
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Artist Banks Violette Interviewed in NYT

April 25th, 2017

Banks Violette, via NYTThe New York Times has a profile on Banks Violette, an artist who helped define the aesthetics of New York’s downtown art scene during the 2000’s, and who is currently preparing for a return to the art world with a show upcoming at Gladstone Gallery.  The piece traces the artist’s struggles with addiction, and the challenges of being immensely successful at such a young age.  “A lot of it was just being young, being in New York, suddenly having a bunch of attention, suddenly having packed openings, not being able to sleep and working 24 hours a day,” he says. “It wasn’t really even fun. It was more, ‘Hey, we’re super freaked out, let’s get high.’ ”
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