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Berlin – Alicja Kwade: “Something absent, whose presence was expected” at Johann König Through April 18th, 2015

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Berlin: Jeppe Hein at St. Agnes Church, Presented by Johann König Through October 20th, 2013

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Berlin – Katharina Grosse “The Smoking Kid” at Johan König Through June 21st, 2015

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: The 2015 Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 4th – 8th, 2015

Friday, March 6th, 2015

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 3rd – 8th, 2015

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Paris – Camille Henrot: “The Pale Fox“ at Betonsalon through December 20th, 2014

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

AO Preview – Miami: Art Basel and Miami Art Week, December 3rd-7th, 2014

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

AO on Site – London: Frieze Masters at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Final Summary (with Photoset) October 19–23, 2011

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday September 27th 2009

Monday, September 28th, 2009

AO Preview – London: Frieze London and London Art Week, October 4th – 8th, 2017

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
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Camille Henrot’s Ventures Into Fashion Profiled in Vogue

March 15th, 2018

Camille Henrot, via VogueVogue profiles artist Camille Henrot’s recent ventures into fashion with a series of clothes and scarves she designed for the Swiss Institute booth at Independent NY last week.  “What was so special and fascinating about working on scarves was that I was thinking of the drawings as seen from multiple dimensions on the body—wrapping around a person but also folding onto itself—and how the wearer would make the drawing evolve,” she says.
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Julian Schnabel Interviewed in NYT

March 15th, 2018

Julian Schnabel at Legion of Honor, via NYTJulian Schnabel is interviewed in the New York Times this week, as he prepares a show at San Francisco’s Legion of Honor, and reflects on his shared view of painting and surfing. “It’s like paddling out in big surf. There’s a wall there, and you are a certain size and the sea is a certain size and these paintings are a certain size,” he says. “It happens so quickly you just want to relive that and be in that sensation again. Painting for me is like that. The joy of just doing it and being lost in the experience of that is compelling to me.”
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Münster Raising Money to Purchase Beloved Nicole Eisenman Sculpture

March 15th, 2018

Nicole Eisenman, Sketch for a Fountain (2017). Photo: Henning RoggeA group of Münster residents are working to raise €1.2 million to buy artist Nicole Eisenman’s Sketch for a Fountain, which was installed this summer for the city’s Sculpture Projects Münster. “The work is a very political statement and we want to make a stand for tolerance and respect,” artist Sylvia Silbernagel says of the work. “We are trying to win over local businesses as ambassadors.”
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