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Julie Mehretu Profiled in NYT

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Artists Adam Pendleton, Rashid Johnson, Ellen Gallagher and Julie Mehretu Buy Nina Simone’s Birthplace

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

New York – Julie Mehretu: “Hoodnyx, Voodoo and Stelae” at Marian Goodman Gallery Through October 29th, 2016

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

Paris – Julie Mehretu “Mind Breath and Beat Drawings” at Marian Goodman Gallery, through March 16th 2013

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

LACMA’s Collectors Committee Weekend Sees Focus on Women Artists

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Study Shows Artists Are Getting Poorer on Average

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Performa 17 Performance Art Biennial, November 1st – 19th, 2017

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Performa Announces Artist Commissions, Focus on Dada for This Year’s Edition

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 20th-23rd, 2016

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

New York – “Another Look at Detroit” at Marlborough Chelsea and Marianne Boesky Through August 8th, 2014

Friday, August 8th, 2014

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

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

AO On-Site – New York: The 26th Annual ADAA Art Show at the Park Avenue Armory, March 5th – 9th, 2014

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

Pinault to Exhibit Private Collection During FIAC

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

New York – AO Auction Results: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

Is there an art bubble that is due to burst?

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Buenos Aires – Franz Ackermann: “Walking South” At the Faena Arts Center Through November 30th, 2012

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Artists for Obama event, Gemini G.E.L at Joni Moisant Weyl, Monday, September 24, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Kassel: Quinquennial exhibition dOCUMENTA (13) opens in Kassel on June 9th, to run through September 16th, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of François Pinault Foundation’s “In Praise of Doubt” at Punta della Dogana, through December 31, 2011

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site (with photoset) – New York: Benefit for The Foundation for Contemporary Arts held at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Lower East Side, Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Friday, December 10th, 2010

AO on Site – Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 – Main Fair Conclusion and Summary

Monday, December 6th, 2010

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Tuesday Nov. 9th Realizes $222.5M; Warhol and Rothko are Top Lots

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

AO AUCTION RESULTS: Sotheby’s sale of works from The Neuberger Berman and Lehman Brothers Corporate Art Collections raises $12.3 million in New York, September 25th, 2010

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

AO Auction Preview: Two years after declaring bankruptcy Lehman Brothers hopes to sell hundred of artworks worth millions at 3 auctions in UK & US

Friday, August 20th, 2010
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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