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AO Preview – New York: Frieze Week, May 13th-17th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

New York – The New Museum Triennial: “Surround Audience” Through May 24th, 2015

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Los Angeles – LA Art Book Fair in Downtown Los Angeles, January 30th – February 1st, 2015

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Go See – London: Tate Modern’s 10th Turbine Hall Commission by Miroslaw Balka through April 5th

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

2009 Venice Biennale – Art Observed summary of press preview weekend

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Go See: Dustin Yellin's 'Dust in the Brain Attic' at Robert Miller Gallery in New York through May 22, 2009

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Go See: Ryan McGinness ‘Works’ at Deitch Projects in New York through April 18, 2009

Monday, March 30th, 2009

A disclosure of White Cube’s unsold Damien Hirst inventory before the artist’s controversial September 15th direct sale by Sotheby’s

Monday, August 25th, 2008
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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s will auction off the collection of the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, which includes a portrait by David Hockney.  “We’re trying to stay true to his spirit. It’s not one of these collections where you’re going to have a $20 million Picasso. It’s a universe we want to re-create, one we hope will appeal to all kinds of collectors around the world. There’s something for everybody,” says Etienne Hellman, the auction house’s senior director of modern art.
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UK Considers New Laws to Protect Statues from Removal

January 19th, 2021

The UK is considering laws to protect statues from being removed from public spaces.  “Our view will be set out in law, that such monuments are almost always best explained and contextualized, not taken and hidden away,” says Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick.
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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

January 19th, 2021

A piece in the New York Times looks at the work Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans Hals, and looks into why the work has been stolen three times from its place of exhibition.  “It’s really that painting for some reason, and I don’t know why,” says Christa Hendriksen, an alderman in charge of culture in Leerdam, the Netherlands.
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