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New York – Joel Shapiro at Dominique Lévy Through January 7th, 2017

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

AO Preview – Miami Beach: Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach, November 30th – December 4th, 2016

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Chelsea Gallery Defies The Traditional White Gallery Space

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

New York – AO On Site: Independent Curators International Annual Fall Benefit & Auction, Monday, November 19th, 2012

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

Paris – “Carte Blanche to Paula Cooper” at Galerie Patrick Seguin Through November 24th, 2012

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Artists for Obama event, Gemini G.E.L at Joni Moisant Weyl, Monday, September 24, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

AO Onsite: BOMB Magazine’s 29th Anniversary Gala & Silent Auction at the National Arts Club, New York – Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010
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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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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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