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Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn May Go Up for Sale

Sunday, January 21st, 2018

Kurt Schwitters’s Merz Barn Under Threat in Cumbria

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Last Zaha Hadid Design Goes on View in Zürich for Kurt Schwitters Exhibition

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Theaster Gates Wins Germany’s Kurt Schwitters Prize

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Kurt Schwitters Installation Moved to Museum in Norway

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

The Guardian Reflects on Kurt Schwitters’ Merz Barn and its Relocation to Newcastle

Friday, September 25th, 2015

Pierre Huyghe Wins 2015 Kurt Schwitters Award

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Zürich – “Schwitters Miró Arp” at Hauser and Wirth Through September 18th, 2016

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

AO Auction Preview – New York: New York Auction Week, May 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, May 15th, 2017

Germany Opens Center for Persecuted Art

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

London – Joseph Cornell: “Wanderlust” at The Royal Academy of Art Through September 27th, 2015

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, June 23-24th, 2014

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

London – Hannah Höch at Whitechapel Gallery, through March 23rd 2014

Friday, March 14th, 2014

New York – Tacita Dean: “Fatigues” at Marian Goodman Gallery Through March 9, 2013

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

AO Interview – New York: Dustin Yellin on 'Investigations of a Dog' at Half Gallery, through April 22, 2012

Saturday, March 24th, 2012

AO News Summary – London: Tacita Dean awarded Unilever Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Go See – New York: New Photography 2009 at MoMA through January 11, 2010

Monday, October 19th, 2009

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Thursday, June 21st, 2012
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Simone Leigh Wins 2018 Hugo Boss Prize

October 20th, 2018

Simone Leigh, via Art NewsSimone Leigh was has won the 2018 Hugo Boss Prize, given every two years to a contemporary artist. The prize includes a $100,000 check and an exhibition next April at the museum. 
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FBI Investigating Alleged Art Fraud

October 19th, 2018

Antonio Marco, via Associated PressA fine art consultant in New York and an interior designer in Florida are facing charges of fraud after allegedly using an elderly woman’s identity to buy a Mark Rothko for $6.4 million and an Ad Reinhardt work for $1.16 million at Sotheby’s, AP reports. “Our discussions with the purchasers raised significant suspicion and concern for the elderly client they purported to represent and we felt it was necessary to contact the FBI,” Sotheby’s said in a emailed statement. “We are pleased that the appropriate action has been taken and the victim has been protected.”
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Jenny Holzer Profiled in New York Magazine

October 19th, 2018

Jenny Holzer, via New York MagazineJenny Holzer gets a profile in New York Magazine this week, reviewing her recent work and her approach towards creating her bracing, direct brand of text art. “I have made much of my work sex-blind and anonymous so that it wouldn’t be dismissed as the work of a woman,” she says. “I don’t want to be looked at or dismissed, or even attract anybody, as a female.”
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