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Le Corbusier Supporter Set to Sell Architect’s Paintings

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Le Corbusier Museum Gets Green Light in French Town of Poissy

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 28th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Seventeen Corbusier Buildings Added to UNESCO World Heritage Site List

Thursday, July 21st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 8th, 2015

Monday, November 9th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, November 4th-12th, 2015

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Evening Sales, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Go See – San Francisco: “The Steins Collect” at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through September 6th, 2011

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Go See – Paris: Rirkrit Tiravanija at Galerie Chantal Crousel through June 17th, 2010

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Kader Attia Featured in New Yorker

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

New York – “PAVILLON DE L’ESPRIT NOUVEAU: A 21st Century Show Home” at Swiss Institute Through November 8th, 2015

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

New York – Richard Artschwager: “No More Running Man” at Gagosian, Through February 22nd, 2014

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Paris – “Decorum: Carpets and Tapestries by Artists” at Musée d’Art Moderne, through February 9th 2014

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Zurich Admits It Cannot Account for over 5,000 Works of Now Missing Art

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC 2010 Art Fair Review and Final Photo Set

Monday, October 25th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – London: The January Post-War and Contemporary Auctions Begin at Sotheby’s

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Don’t Miss: Matta – Five Decades of Painting at PaceWildenstein, New York through February 28th, 2009

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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