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New York – Carrie Mae Weems at Jack Shainman Through December 10th, 2016

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

New York – El Anatsui: “Trains of Thought” at Jack Shainman Gallery Through November 15th, 2014

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

New York – Nick Cave: “Rescue” and “Made for Whites by Whites” at Jack Shainman Gallery Through October 11th, 2014

Monday, October 6th, 2014

Jack Shainman Opens New Hudson Space

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Jack Shainman Gallery Announces Expansion

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

AO On-Site – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 8th – 11th, 2018

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s Market Explored in Bloomberg

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Carrie Mae Weems Profiled in NYT

Friday, October 28th, 2016

AO Fair Recap – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 2nd – 6th, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

AO Events and Art Preview – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and Miami Art Week, December 3rd – 6th, 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015

New York – Hank Willis Thomas: “The Truth Is I See You” at MetroTech Promenade Through June 3rd, 2016

Friday, August 21st, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel at Messe Basel, June 18th-21st, 2015

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

New York – Carrie Mae Weems: “Three Decades of Photography” at The Guggenheim Through May 14th, 2014

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

AO On-Site: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island – May 9th-11th, 2014

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Stockholm – Brad Kahlhamer: “The Four Hairs” at Andréhn-Schiptjenko Through March 29th, 2014

Thursday, March 27th, 2014

AO On-Site: The 2013 Armory Show in New York City – March 6th-10th, 2013

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Wins Future Generation Art Prize December 7th, 2012

Friday, December 7th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 94 & 92, March 8-11, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset, with link summary – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Preview and News Summary, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Nick Cave 'For Now' at Mary Boone through October 22, 2011

Sunday, September 25th, 2011

AO On Site with Photo Essay: 2009 New York Armory Show and Armory Modern, plus opening party at MoMA with Gang Gang Dance

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

William Wood

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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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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