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Protestors Dump Animal Dung Outside Palazzo Grassi in Protest Over Damien Hirst Show

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

AO On-Site – Venice: Rudolf Stingel at Palazzo Grassi Through December 31st, 2013

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Francois Pinault Foundation’s “The World Belongs to You” at Palazzo Grassi, through December 31, 2011

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

Damien Hirst’s New Show Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Damien Hirst Looks to Rebook Market in Venice this Spring

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Venice: “Slip of the Tongue” Curated by Danh Vo at the Punta Della Dogana Through December 31st, 2015

Monday, June 1st, 2015

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

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

More Wealthy Collectors Founding Their Own Museums

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

New York – Rudolf Stingel at Gagosian Gallery Through April 19th, 2014

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

François Pinault Profiled in Wall Street Journal

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Los Angeles – Jonathan Wateridge “Inter + Vista” at L&M Arts, through March 16th, 2013

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of François Pinault Foundation’s “In Praise of Doubt” at Punta della Dogana, through December 31, 2011

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Unpainted Paintings’ at Luxembourg & Dayan through May 27th 2011

Friday, May 13th, 2011

Go See: A Certain State of The World? Highlights from the François Pinault Foundation Collection, at The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, through June 14, 2009

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Jeff Koons sets up at the Palace of Versailles, France in September

Friday, August 8th, 2008

Galleries

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Francois-Henri Pinault

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Urs Fischer at Gavin Brown Enterprises

Monday, November 5th, 2007
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Maurizio Cattelan Profiled in NYT

April 24th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan is profiled in the New York Times this week, as a documentary on the artist hits theaters.  “Underneath it all, Maurizio’s a good person,” says director Maura Axelrod of the artist’s mischievous personality. “He’s not careening through life trying to upset people. His overall approach is playful. Although maybe not the Stephanie Seymour piece. That might be the exception.”
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Magdalena Abakanowicz Passes Away at the age of 86

April 24th, 2017

Embryology 1978-80 by Magdalena Abakanowicz born 1930Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has passed away at the age of 86.  The artist’s long career frequently challenged the authoritarian regime of Cold War Poland, and the impact of war on the psyche of its people.  “We are finally still questioning our own existence, the problem of our existence,” she once said, “because this is the greatest question and the greatest mystery—existence and sense or non-sense, the extraordinary power of man and his extraordinary weakness.”
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Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

April 24th, 2017

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, via NYTThe New York Times reports on a recent court decision over the valuation and sale of a Pieter Bruegel the Younger the painting, where evidence showed a trend towards auction houses underpricing works so as to win favor from sellers when the works sold at strong prices.  The ruling echoes assertions by the I.R.S. that prices given for artworks are a likely “high abuse area.”
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