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Artist John Giorno Profiled in New York Post

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

New York – Ugo Rondinone: “Thanx 4 Nothing (a tribute to John Giorno) at Gladstone Gallery Through January 18th, 2020

Friday, January 17th, 2020

RIP – John Giorno, Revered Poet and Artist of New York’s Downtown Scene, Has Passed Away at Age 82

Monday, October 14th, 2019

New York – John Giorno: “Do the Undone” at Sperone Westwater Through October 26th, 2019

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: The Art Basel Art Fair, June 14th – 17th, 2018

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Los Angeles — “Over The Rainbow” at Praz-Delavallade Through August 26th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017

New York – The 10th White Columns Annual, On View Through February 20th, 2016

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Go See – New York: Andy Warhol ‘Motion Pictures’ at MoMA through March 21st, 2011

Friday, February 4th, 2011

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 7th, 2017.

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

AO On Site – New York: ‘The Spirit Level’ curated by Ugo Rondinone at Gladstone Gallery through April 21, 2012

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

Brandeis University considers closing Rose Museum due to losses from Madoff investments

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

Don’t Miss: JG Reads, a film by Rirkrit Tiravanija, at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, through December 20, 2008

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Go See: Elizabeth Peyton ‘Live Forever’ at the New Museum in NYC through January 11, 2008

Friday, October 17th, 2008
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CNN Looks at Business and Legality of Removing and Selling Street Art Pieces

January 21st, 2020

CNN has a piece this week on the business behind removing and selling street art murals, and the legality that drives who can remove and sell a piece. “Generally, when you purchase a building, you own the fixtures within the building, whether they’re ceiling fans or [a] fine art mural painting on a wall,” says Paul Cossu, a partner at legal firm Pryor Cashman and part of the firm’s art law group. “Of course, what an owner can do with a fine art mural after acquiring the building will depend, in part, on whether the mural is protected by the Visual Artists Rights Act.”
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Art Thieves Confess to Stealing Gustav Klimt Work and Returning It

January 21st, 2020

Two men have confessed to stealing the Gustav Klimt recently discovered in the wall of a Piacenza gallery, as well as to returning the work. “They said they returned the painting four years ago,” says Guido Gulieri, the pair’s lawyer. “But we don’t yet know the details of how it came to be [in the recess] and what exactly happened to the painting in the intervening years. They had confessed before but were not believed.”
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Desert X AlUla Annnounces Artist List

January 21st, 2020

The inaugural edition of Desert X AlUla in Saudi Arabia has announced its artist list, including work by Lita Albuquerque, Wael Shawky, Superflex, and more. This edition of the event has earned strong condemnation for its part in the country’s push to rebrand itself as open and free after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.  “Unless artists are willing to make their host’s state control of expression an explicit subject of their work, those who participate cannot escape compromise from the polluted context,” says critic Christopher Knight.
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