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US Trailer for Mike Leigh’s Joseph Turner Biopic Debuts

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

Helen Marten Wins the 2016 Turner Prize

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

London – The Turner Prize Exhibition at Tate Britain Through January 2nd, 2017

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Tate Britain Rehangs Turner Galleries After Return of Works from Loan

Friday, August 5th, 2016

2016 Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Banker Faces Jail Time for Hiding Long-Lost Turner Painting

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

London – J.M.W. Turner: “Late Turner – Painting Set Free” at Tate Britain Through January 25th, 2015

Friday, January 16th, 2015

Sotheby’s to Sell Turner Masterwork for £20 Million This December in London

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

“Turner Monet Twombly: Later Paintings” at Tate Liverpool Through October 28, 2012

Monday, August 6th, 2012

Go See – London: Joseph Cornell and Karen Kilimnik at Sprueth Magers through August 27, 2010

Friday, August 6th, 2010

AO News: Richard Wright wins UK's Prestigious Turner Prize – December 7th, 2009

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

Go See – London: Turner and the Masters at Tate Britain, through January 31, 2010

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Go See: Mark Rothko and JMW Turner at the BP British Art Displays at the Tate Britain through July 26th 2009

Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

The Guardian Studies the Late Work of Great Artists

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Damien Hirst Interview Casts Light on Contemporary Art and Society

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

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

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

New Children’s Art Initiative Sends Masterworks to British Schools

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Berlin – Anish Kapoor: “Kapoor in Berlin” at Martin-Gropius-Bau Through November 24th, 2013

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Auction Recap: Old Master’s Week in New York City

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

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

Monday, May 30th, 2011

AO Auction Results: Old Masters Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s in London – numerous records set at two ground-breaking auctions

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Newslinks for Sunday, March 8th, 2009

Sunday, March 8th, 2009
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Cuban artists fear crackdown after Tania Bruguera arrest

December 7th, 2018

Tania Bruguera, via GuardianThe Guardian profiles how Cuban artists are fearing a government crackdown on artists in the wake of Tania Bruguera’s arrest this week over a new law restricting artistic speech in the country. “The decree criminalizes independent art activity,” the Cuban-American artist Coco Fusco says. “It allows a cadre of roving censors to go around issuing fines, to take away your equipment. These are not liberal individuals – if you are a rap musician and they simply don’t like your lyrics, they will shut you down. These draconian actions already take place but this law systemizes it.”
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Art Newspaper Explores Market for Street Art

December 7th, 2018

Keith Haring, via Art NewspaperArt Newspaper profiles the increasingly high popularity of street art in mainstream art fairs, and questions how it is affecting the medium. According to adviser Lisa Schiff, sales of street artists like the recent bidding war for KAWS prints at Art Basel “encourages pure speculation; it’s an empty value-making system. Street art should disrupt the commercial and institutional setting. I don’t want it in a museum or a fair.”
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MoMA PS1 Art Handlers Continue Protest

December 7th, 2018

Marley Freeman, via NYTThe NYT profiles the recent protests by MoMA PS1 art handlers over pay and worker rights at the museum, as they demand equal pay to the museum workers across the East River at the main museum space. “I feel as an artist worker you’re betwixt and between,” handler and artist Marley Freeman said in a telephone interview. “You aren’t seen as a professional art handler. At PS1 they are always treating us like this is just temporary work we’re doing between other things.”
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