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Amsterdam – Jean Tinguely: “Machine Spectacle” at Stedelijk Museum Through March 5th, 2017

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

New York – Robert Rauschenberg: “Among Friends” at MoMA Through September 17th, 2017

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

David Walsh Interviewed on Vision for His Underground Museum in Tasmania

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Venet Foundation in South of France Profiled by NYT

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

AO On-Site: Frieze London at Regent’s Park, October 15th-18th, 2014

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

AO On-Site: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

AO Preview – Berlin Gallery Weekend Begins

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Zürich: Peter Fischli/David Weiss at Eva Presenhuber through July 31, 2009

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Go See: Alberto Giacometti Retrospective, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Netherlands, through February 8th, 2009

Thursday, December 18th, 2008
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Loring Randolph Joins Frieze as Artistic Director of Americas

September 25th, 2017

Loring Randolph, via Art NewsFrieze Art Fair has named Loring Randolph its new artistic director of the Americas. Randolph joins the fair after serving as a longtime partner at Casey Kaplan in New York. “I have participated for many years in Frieze Art Fairs as an exhibitor and my perspective in this regard offers some unique insights into my new role,” Randolph says. “Frieze is a progressive organization that is poised for growth, and I greatly look forward to working with my colleagues—the array of world-class galleries, curators, writers and collectors that partner with the Frieze fairs—to present an unparalleled experience at Frieze in the quality of gallery presentations by today’s most significant international artists.”
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NYT Profiles the Often Demanding Nature of Collecting Contemporary Works Designed to Change or Decay

September 25th, 2017

Max Hooper Schneider, via NYTThe New York Times has a piece on challenging works of contemporary art that decay and break apart, presenting unique challenges for collectors and conservators. ‘‘Contemporary art’s job is to wreck, to ruin what came before,’’ artist and director John Waters says of such demanding work.
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German Art Database Aims to Support and Record Looted Artifacts

September 25th, 2017

Iraq, via Art NewspaperWorking to shore up defense of its Cultural Property Protection Law, Germany has created an internet database offering resources and information on recording, securing and reporting cultural artifacts. The site is part of an ongoing effort by Culture Minister Monika Grütters to ensure greater protection for artifacts moving from destabilized countries, and those circulating in Germany and the rest of Europe. 
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