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Henri Loyrette, Director of Musée du Louvre, to Leave Post in 2013

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Go See – Paris: Cy Twombly’s permanent installation ‘The Ceiling’ at Musée du Louvre

Friday, April 23rd, 2010

AO On Site; FIAC Round-Up: many reserves, not many sales made on “modern masterworks” and Saadane Afif announced as winner The Marcel Duchamp Prize

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Hong Kong – Jean-Michel Othoniel: “Monumental Structures” at Galerie Perrotin Through June 21st 2014

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Go See – Paris: Cy Twombly at Gagosian Gallery Paris Inaugurial Exhibition, October 20 through December 23, 2010

Friday, November 19th, 2010

Go See – New York: “The Drawings of Bronzino” at the Metroplitan Museum of Art through April 18, 2010

Monday, April 5th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Old Master’s Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s New York – the majority of works sell above estimate, with many works reaching record-breaking prices

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

AO On Site – New York: Juergen Teller’s ‘Paradis’ at Lehmann Maupin, Thursday, September 10, 2009

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, August 3, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

New York – Vigée Le Brun: “Vigée Le Brun: Woman Artist in Revolutionary France” at The Met Through May 15th, 2016

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Washington D.C. – Xavier Veilhan: “Intersections: Xavier Veilhan (In)Balance” at The Phillips Collection, through February 10th, 2013

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Breaking: Qatar purchase of $250-$300 million ‘Card Players’ by Paul Cézanne is most expensive art sale in history

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Go See – Rome: Jean-Auguste Dominique Ingres / Ellsworth Kelly at Villa Medici through September 26, 2010

Monday, July 12th, 2010

Go See: Leverkusen, Germany – Candida Höfer ‘PROJECTS: DONE’ at Museum Morsbroich through August 2, 2009

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009
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Market Thrives for Kerry James Marshall

June 19th, 2018

Kerry James Marshall, via NPRThe Art Newspaper looks at the thriving popularity of the work of Kerry James Marshall, after a record-breaking auction price drove new interest in his work, and a rampant demand for pieces, including those about to go on view at a show at David Zwirner’s London location. “We might not even keep a waiting list for the exhibition,” Zwirner says. “It’s going to be very hard to get a painting from that show, that’s for sure.”
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Theaster Gates Asks Collectors: “Support Artists That Live in Your Cities”

June 19th, 2018

Theaster Gates, via The GuardianTheaster Gates made a statement on supporting young artists in remarks last night at a party in Basel, asking collectors to support young artists making and selling their work. “You guys, I know that I’m the byproduct of people saying yes when they didn’t know me, saying yes at my potential and the possibility of the thing,” he said. “Throwing small dinners with me with five people that has turned into dinners for 200. I’m just grateful.”
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Art Newspaper Looks at Costs and Rewards of Major Art Prizes

June 19th, 2018

Glasgow-born artist Susan Philipsz is congratulated by friends and family after hearing that she has won the Turner Prize 2010, at the Tate Britain gallery, in central LondonA piece in Art Newspaper this week asks if arts awards really carry many of the benefits for winners that they claim, looking at a range of examples including a recent protest by a group of artists nominated for Germany’s Berlin Nationalgalerie Prize. “There is an unspoken assumption that the participants are likely to be remunerated by the market as a result of being nominated for or winning the prize,” the artists nominated for this prize said in an open statement. “We know that this is not always the case. The logic of artists working for exposure feeds directly into the normalization of the unregulated pay structures ubiquitous in the art field.”
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