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AO Recap – Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center: May 23rd – May 26th, 2013

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

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
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Smithsonian Institute To Stay Open Monday During Shutdown

January 22nd, 2018

Smithsonian, via SmithsonianThe Smithsonian Institute is bracing for the effects of the government shutdown, but will remain open Monday using funds saved up for contingencies such as a shutdown. “I hope they can avoid the shutdown, obviously, because I would like for government employees to continue to draw a paycheck and the government to continue to function,” says one visitor to Washington D.C. “I’m praying that we can stabilize it.”
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Jeff Koons Gift to Paris Rebuffed by Citizens

January 21st, 2018

Jeff Koons, via Art NewspaperThe Art Newspaper reports on Parisians’ response to Jeff Koons massive tulips installation offered to the city of Paris. “Placing this artwork in front of the Palais de Tokyo would taint the museum and take up too much of its landscape. Jeff Koons had enough attention with his installations at the Château de Versailles [in 2008-09] without resorting to benefit from the memory of the Paris attacks,” one citizen says.
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Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn May Go Up for Sale

January 21st, 2018

Kurt Schwitters' Merz Barn, via BBCKurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn in Elterwater is up for sale.  “Our fear is that we’ll be forced into selling it to a property developer,” owner Ian Hunter says. “We feel that we’ve been pushed into this situation by the Arts Council.”
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