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Manhattan’s Financial District the Site for Performances based on Mariko Mori Drawings and Jeff Koons’ Life

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Go See: Mariko Mori at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, England through September 14

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Mariko Mori

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Political Issues Overshadow Artists and Events of Olympic Games

Monday, August 1st, 2016

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd – 26th, 2016

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong, March 15th-17th, 2015

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Friday, May 16th, 2014

AO On-Site: Dia Art Foundation Fall Gala, Monday, November 11, 2013

Monday, November 18th, 2013

AO Summary and Links – Hong Kong: Hong Kong International Art Fair, May 17–20, 2012

Monday, May 21st, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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