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AO On-Site: Independent NY at Spring Studios, March 2nd – 5th, 2017

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

UK’s Artes Mundi Prize Announces Shortlist

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

ADIAF Announces 2015 Marcel Duchamp Prize Nominees

Friday, February 6th, 2015

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

Monday, October 13th, 2014

New York – “Here and Elsewhere” at the New Museum Through September 28th, 2014

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Friday, May 16th, 2014

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Week Wrapup and Final Photoset, October 18th – 21st, 2012

Sunday, October 21st, 2012
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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