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Los Angeles – Ed Ruscha: “Books and Co.” and “Prints and Photographs” at Gagosian Gallery Through September 9th, 2016

Monday, September 5th, 2016

New York – Vik Muniz: “Album” at Sikkema Jenkins Co. Through May 10th, 2014

Monday, May 5th, 2014

AO On Site – Venice, Ai Weiwei dual exhibition: “S.A.C.R.E.D.” at The Church of Saint Antonin and “Straight” at Zuecca Project Space on the island of Giudecca

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

Go see – London: Damien Hirst’s ‘Nothing Matters’ at White Cube Hoxton Square and Mason’s Yard through January 30, 2010

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist/Modern Sale November 4, 2009 – “An Incredible Thing to Experience”

Thursday, November 5th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London. Results were overall dissapointing, Bacon, Rothko go unsold

Friday, February 13th, 2009

New Museum announces Triennial based on “20 something” artists

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

New York – “Materializing ‘Six Years': Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art” at The Brooklyn Museum Through February 3rd, 2013

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Simon de Pury Suing for Commission on Record Paul Gauguin Sale

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Venice – Damien Hirst: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable at the Palazzo Grassi and Punta Della Dogana Through December 3rd, 2017

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Phyllida Barlow Interviewed in The Guardian

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Former Matthew Marks Director Adrian Rosenfeld Opening Gallery in San Francisco

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

London – Joseph Cornell: “Wanderlust” at The Royal Academy of Art Through September 27th, 2015

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

London – Carsten Höller: “Decision” at Hayward Gallery Through September 6th, 2015

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

London – Marlene Dumas: “The Image as Burden” at Tate Modern Through May 10th, 2015

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Tokyo – Gabriel Orozco: “Inner Cycles” at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, through May 10th 2015

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

London – Christian Marclay at White Cube Bermondsey Through April 12th, 2015

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Royal Academy Announces Plans for Ai Weiwei Retrospective

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Margate – Piet Mondrian: “Mondrian and Color” at the Turner Contemporary Through September 21st, 2014

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

London – Jenny Saville: “Oxyrhynchus” at Gagosian Gallery, through July 26th 2014

Saturday, July 26th, 2014

The Telegraph Tours the Former Home of Louise Bourgeois

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Writer Paul Levy on Seeing His Own Portrait Up for Auction

Monday, June 16th, 2014

London – Martin Creed: “What’s the Point of it?” at Hayward Gallery Through May 5th, 2014

Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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