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New York – “Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Through September 22nd, 2013

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

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

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Greenwich, CT – Andy Warhol at the Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Through September, 2013

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Go See – London: Marina Abramović at Lisson Gallery through November 13, 2010

Friday, October 29th, 2010

Go See – New York: 'Off the Wall: Part One, Thirty Performative Actions' at the Whitney Museum of American Art, through September 19th, 2010

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Go See – Denmark: Sophie Calle at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, through October 24th, 2010

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

AO News Summary – New Haven: Yale University Basement Yields Possible Velázquez

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

AO Onsite – New York: White Columns’ Benefit Exhibition and Auction Saturday, May 15, 2010

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – New York: White Columns Benefit Exhibition and Auction this Saturday, May 15th at White Columns

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Go See – New York: ‘Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection’ at The New Museum through June 6, 2010

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Don’t Miss – Düsseldorf: ‘Eating the Universe. Food in Art’ at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf through February 28, 2010

Thursday, February 18th, 2010

Urs Fischer at Gavin Brown Enterprises

Monday, November 5th, 2007
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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