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Jordan Wolfson’s VR Work for Whitney Biennale Profiled in Art News

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New York — Jordan Wolfson: “Colored Sculpture” at David Zwirner Through June 25th, 2016

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

Brooklyn Artist’s Offer Miniature Version of Dancing Jordan Wolfson Sculpture

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

New York – Jordan Wolfson at David Zwirner Through April 19th, 2014

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

AO Interview: Jordan Wolfson – winner of The Cartier Prize 2009 at Frieze Art Fair

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

NYT Appraises Market Prospects for New Crop of Highly Political American Art

Monday, May 1st, 2017

New York – The 2017 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum, Through June 11th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

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

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

New York – Asad Raza’s “Home Show,” on View Through December 20th, 2015

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

New York: “Puddle, Pothole, Portal” Curated by Ruba Katrib and Camille Henrot at SculptureCenter Through January 5th, 2015

Monday, November 17th, 2014

AO On Site Fair Recap: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

AO On-Site: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2014 Preview, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

AO Onsite – The Exquisite Corpse DIS/MEMBER/MENT: A Charity Auction at Dustin Yellin’s new project space, The Intercourse, in Red Hook, Monday, June 4

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Living Artists

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Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

AO On Site; Frieze Round-Up: Frieze Art Fair opens under a persistent recession, but closes much more positively

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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