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New York – Leo Villareal at Pace Gallery Through August 11th, 2017

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Leo Villareal to Illuminate London’s Bridges

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Leo Villareal Now Represented by Pace

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Leo Villareal’s ‘Bay Lights’ set for Permanent Installation in San Francsico

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Leo Villareal Installs New Work at Cornell

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

San Francisco – Leo Villareal: “The Bay Lights” at The Bay Bridge Through 2015

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 7th, 2017.

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

AO Preview – Frieze London Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

AO Newslink

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

AO On Site: Peter Doig, New Paintings, Saturday, January 17th, 2009, on until March 14th, 2009 at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Michael Werner Gallery, New York

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Rev your engines and strap on your gasmask, Aaron Young is uptown

Tuesday, September 18th, 2007
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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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