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Ao On-site – New York: The Armory Show At Piers 90, 92 And 94, March 5th-8th, 2020

Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

New York – Miles Coolidge: “Coal Seam Redux” at Peter Blum Through February 4th, 2017

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

London – AO Preview: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 15th – 18th, 2014

Monday, October 13th, 2014

AO Interview – Los Angeles: Nick van Woert “No Man’s Land” at OHWOW

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks for Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, November 16th, 2009

Monday, November 16th, 2009

AO ON SITE: URS FISCHER & GAVIN BROWN @ TONY SHAFRAZI GALLERY, MAY 9 – JULY 12, 2008

Monday, May 12th, 2008
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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