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New York – John Waters: “Hollywood’s Greatest Hits” at Sprüth Magers Through May 1st, 2021

Wednesday, March 17th, 2021

John Waters Donates Collection to Baltimore Museum of Art

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

John Waters’s Art Collection Profiled in NYT

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

John Waters Profiled in The Guardian

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

New York – John Waters: “Beverly Hills John” at Marianne Boesky Gallery Through February 14th, 2015

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

John Waters and Jeff Koons Pack Orpheum Theatre for Artist Talk

Friday, February 28th, 2014

New York – Jack Smith: “Art Crust of Spiritual Oasis” at Artists Space Through September 9th, 2018

Friday, August 10th, 2018

NYT Profiles the Often Demanding Nature of Collecting Contemporary Works Designed to Change or Decay

Monday, September 25th, 2017

AO On-Site: The 57th Annual Venice Biennale Vernissage, May 10th – 13th, 2017

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: The Armory Show, March 1st – 5th, 2017

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Terence Koh to Broadcast Names of Orlando Shooting Victims Into Space

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: The 22nd Annual Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 3rd – 6th, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Frieze London: Art Fair Preview, Schedule and News Summary, October 11th-14th, 2012

Monday, October 8th, 2012

AO on Site – Stockholm: Sturtevant ‘Image over Image’ at Moderna Museet through August 26, 2012

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site for the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of the 54th International Art Exhibition in the Central Pavilion, and announcement of 2011 winners of the Golden and Silver Lions

Saturday, June 4th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

AO On Site: New Museum’s Spring Gala After Party, Wednesday April 6th 2011

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

Art Fair Preview, news summary and schedule: The Armory Show and Armory Week 2011 Begins in New York City

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

AO On Site – New York: The New York Academy of Art’s 19th Annual “Take Home a Nude” Benefit at Sotheby’s October 18, 2010

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

New York Armory Arts Week to begin, March 27th-30th

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

2008 Armory Show to Begin Next Wednesday, March 27

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

RIP – Filmmaker Jonas Mekas Has Passed Away at the Age of 96

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

AO On-Site – Chicago: EXPO Chicago Art Fair, September 13th – 17th, 2017

Sunday, September 17th, 2017
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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