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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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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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