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New York – Josef Albers: “Grey Steps, Grey Scales, Grey Ladders” at David Zwirner Through December 17th, 2016

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

David Zwirner to Represent Josef Albers Estate

Friday, May 20th, 2016

New York – “Josef Albers in America: Painting on Paper,” at The Morgan Library & Museum Through October 14th, 2012

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Go See – Modena: Josef Albers at Galleria Civica di Modena through January 8, 2012

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

AO On Site – New York: ‘Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity,’ featuring Paul Klee, Vasily Kandinsky, Josef Albers, and more at MoMA through Jan. 25, 2010

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Josef Albers

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

Go See: Dan Flavin & Josef Albers at Gering & López Gallery, New York, May 1 – June 14

Friday, May 2nd, 2008

Art Newspaper Spotlights Albers Foundation-Funded Cultural Center in Senegal

Friday, March 24th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, October 5th, 2017

Friday, October 6th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, June 28th, 2017

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

New York: TEFAF New York Spring Debut at Park Avenue Armory, May 4th-8th, 2017

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

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

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Phillips 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

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

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Harvard to Launch Major Database of Bauhaus Works

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

New York – Rachel Whiteread: “Looking Out” at Luhring Augustine Bushwick Through December 20th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: The ADAA Art Show, March 3rd-8th, 2015

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Hamburg – Eva Hesse: “One More than One.” at Hamburger Kunsthalle Through March 2nd, 2014

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

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

Friday, October 18th, 2013

New York: “New Harmony: Abstraction Between the Wars” at The Guggenheim Museum Through September 8th 2013

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

London – Robert Irwin at Pace London, through August 17th 2013

Monday, August 5th, 2013

New York – “Wayne Thiebaud: Retrospective” At Acquavella Galleries, Through November 30th, 2012

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

London: ‘Bauhaus: Art As Life’ at The Barbican Art Gallery through August 12, 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012
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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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