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Go See – Berlin: Simon De Pury “PUREPURYGRAPHY” at Corner Berlin through December 31, 2009

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Paris – Lorna Simpson at Jeu de Paume Through September 1st, 2013

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

New York – AO Auction Results: Phillips de Pury & Co. Contemporary Evening Sale, Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Friday, November 16th, 2012

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 2, 2012

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

AO On Site – London (with newslink summary): Frieze Art Fair 2010 opens to relatively brisk buying from still measured collectors

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Go See – London: Raymond Pettibon at Sadie Coles HQ through January 9, 2010

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Go See – London: Per Kirkeby at the Tate Modern through September 6th 2009

Friday, July 17th, 2009
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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