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AO On Site Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Overall Summary, December 1-4, 2011

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

AO News Summary – Washington: National Portrait Gallery removes David Wojnarowicz’s Video ‘Fire in my Belly’ after it is Deemed Offensive

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

New York— Danny Lyon: “Message to the Future” at the Whitney through September 25th, 2016

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

AO On Site – New York: Aperture Foundation’s Sixtieth Anniversary Gala Dinner & Photography Auction, October 23rd, 2012

Friday, October 26th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair on Randall’s Island May 14th-17th, 2015

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Zhang Enli at Hauser and Wirth through October 29, 2011

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Go See – New York: Kiki Smith at The Pace Gallery on 22nd Street through June 19th, 2010

Friday, May 28th, 2010

Newslinks for Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Andrew Wyeth passes away at 91

Monday, January 19th, 2009
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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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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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