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

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Art Fairs Offer a Broad View of Contemporary Scene

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

AO on site Photoset Preview: Art 42 Basel – Art Unlimited and Art Statements at the main fair

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Glasstress 2011 and Mike and Doug Starn’s Big Bambú, through June 15, 2011

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

AO November Auction Roundup 4 of 5: Phillips de Pury’s Contemporary Art Sale, New York, Thursday, November 13th, Results “brutal” but Phillip’s clear due to lack of Guarantees

Monday, November 17th, 2008
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Art Newspaper Explores Issues with Third-Party Auction Guarantees

November 19th, 2018

Amedeo Modigliani, Nu Couché, price $157,159,000, via SothebysA piece in Art Newspaper looks at the recent trend toward auction guarantees, and the damage some say it’s causing to larger art market health. “Guarantees have the potential to be the next big art-market scandal, if they are not carefully managed,” says Harry Smith, the executive chairman and managing director of the London-based art advisory firm Gurr Johns. “We seem to have one every 20 years, so maybe we’re due for another. And most crises come out of conflicts of interest.”
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Romanian Theater Group Tricks Writer into Believe He Found Stolen Picasso

November 19th, 2018

Rotterdam Kunsthal theft, via GuardianA prank by a Romanian theater group led many in Europe to believe a Picasso stolen from the Rotterdam Kunsthal in 2013 had been found under a tree.  “We never assumed this would be easy, but wanted to find out at which point in the process things would falter, with whom and why,” a statement by the theater group read. “The work is one of the storylines of a performance, which as a whole focuses on the value of truth. What is real and what is not?”
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Sol LeWitt Wall-Drawing Show at MassMOCA Extended Throguh 2043

November 19th, 2018

Sol LeWitt, Mass MOCAMassMoCA will add another decade to the run-time of its iconic Sol LeWitt wall-drawing show, Art Newspaper reports. They will now be exhibited until 2043.
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