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Lily Cole Interviews Antony Gormley for British Television

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

New York – Martin Creed: ‘The Back Door’ at Park Avenue Armory Through August 7th, 2016

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

London – Juergen Teller: “Woo!” at The Institute of Contemporary Arts, Through March 17th, 2013

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Friday, March 9th, 2012

AO Preview – Miami Art Week in Miami Beach, December 5th – 10th, 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017

AO On-Site: Greenwich, CT – Julian Schnabel at the Brant Foundation Art Study Center Through March, 2014

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

AO On Site (with video and photoset) – Greenwich, CT: Karen Kilimnick at The Brant Foundation Sunday May 6th, show runs through September 2012

Monday, May 7th, 2012

AO Onsite (with photoset) – White Column’s 2011 Benefit Auction, Saturday, May 14th 2011

Monday, May 16th, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Christie's and Sotheby's hold their biggest ever sales of Impressionist and Modern art in London

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Newslinks for Monday, January 5th, 2009

Monday, January 5th, 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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