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London-Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon, “Let us compare mythologies” at David Zwirner Gallery through November 12, 2016

Sunday, November 13th, 2016

New York – Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon: “Forgetting the Hand” at David Zwirner Through February 20th, 2016

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

New York – Marcel Dzama: “Une Danse des Bouffons (A Jester’s Dance)” at David Zwirner through October 25th, 2014

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

New York Times Interviews Marcel Dzama, Kim Gordon and The Arcade Fire’s Tim Kingsbury

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

London – Marcel Dzama: “Puppets, Pawns, and Prophets” at David Zwirner London, through May 11th 2013

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Marcel Dzama ‘Behind Every Curtain’ Opening At David Zwirner Through March 19 2011

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Marcel Dzama

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Go See: Marcel Dzama at David Zwirner, March 6- April 19

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

Dzama to Premiere New Film in Toronto

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

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

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Artists Donate Work to Benefit Anti-Gun Violence Group

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

New York – New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, September 17th – 20th, 2015

Monday, September 21st, 2015

New York – Christopher Williams: “For Example: Dix-Huit Leçons Sur La Société Industrielle (Revision 19)” at David Zwirner Through December 20th, 2014

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Art Fair Preview, news summary and schedule: The Armory Show and Armory Week 2011 Begins in New York City

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Newslinks for Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Last week’s Phillips de Pury Street Art Results

Monday, September 15th, 2008
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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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