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Sprüth Magers to Represent Estate of Otto Piene

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi To Open Preview Show this November

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

AO On Site – The Watermill Center, The Big Bang, 19th Annual Summer Benefit, Saturday July 28, 2012

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Oct. 14th Contemporary Art Auction in London Brings in 19.6 million GBP, Hirst Sells Under Presale Estimate

Friday, October 15th, 2010

AO On Site – Art Basel, Switzerland: Art 41 Basel Preview, Buyers Active

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

AO Auction Results: London – Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale the second most successful contemporary auction ever held at Sotheby’s, London

Thursday, February 11th, 2010
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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