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Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Mass MoCA Expansion Profiled in WSJ

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Nick Cave Interviewed in NYT

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Thomas Krens in Negotiations for Museum in North Adams, MA

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Mass MOCA Announces Ambitious Exhibition Plan for Renovated Space

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

New York – Orly Genger, ‘Red, Yellow and Blue,’ at Madison Square Park through September 8

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

New York – Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures, through March 9th 2013

Monday, February 25th, 2013

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Opening of Sanford Biggers “Cosmic Voodoo Circus” at SculptureCenter, Saturday, September 10, 2011

Sunday, September 11th, 2011

Go See – New York: Sol LeWitt at City Hall Park through December 2nd, 2011

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: Sol LeWitt’s ‘Forms Derived from a Cube’ at PaceWildenstein through October 17, 2009

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Go See – Massachusetts: Sol LeWitt, A Drawing Retrospective at MASS MoCA, Now On View through 2033

Friday, August 28th, 2009

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Cai Guo-Qiang Mid-Career Retrospective @ Guggenheim Museum

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Christoph Buchel’s Mess MoCA

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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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