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Los Angeles – Isa Genzken: “I Love Michael Asher at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Through December 31st, 2016

Monday, December 26th, 2016

AO Onsite – Auction Results: Christie’s New York Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale and works from the Collection of Michael Crichton – headlined by Jasper Johns $29 million Flag

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Los Angeles – Rachel Harrison: “Three Young Framers” at Regen Projects Through July 18th, 2015

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

AO Interview: John Miller on 'Suburban Past Times' at Metro Pictures through March 9, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Breaking News: Artists Announced for 2010 Whitney Biennial in New York

Friday, December 11th, 2009

New York – Dana Sherwood: “Crossing the Wild Line” at Denny Gallery Through February 21st, 2016

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

AO On-Site: NADA at the Deauville Hotel, December 5th-8th, 2013

Friday, December 6th, 2013

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Round- up – “A lot less ornament and a lot more substance”

Monday, December 7th, 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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