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Hirshhorn Museum Acquires Works by Ragnar Kjartansson, Shirin Neshat

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

New York – Ragnar Kjartansson at Luhring Augustine Through December 22nd, 2016

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Ragnar Kjartansson Interviewed in New Yorker

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

New York – Ragnar Kjartansson: “A Lot of Sorrow” at Luhring Augustine Bushwick Through December 21st, 2014

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Ragnar Kjartansson Brings The National to MoMA PS1

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

New York – Ragnar Kjartansson: “The Visitors” at Luhring Augustine through March 16th, 2013

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Go See – New York: Ragnar Kjartansson at Luhring Augustine, through August 13

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

AO Preview – Basel: Art Basel Week Through June 19th, 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016

2014 Art Critics Association Awards Announced

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

New York – Spring Exhibitions at The New Museum Through June 29th, 2014

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

AO Preview – Frieze New York Art Week, May 7th – 11th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

AO On-Site – New York: The Armory Show Art Fair at Piers 92 and 94, March 5th – 9th, 2014

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Ryan McNamara Wins McLaren Award at Performa 13

Monday, November 25th, 2013

AO On-Site – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, Opening Day

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

AO Preview – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, June 1st-November 24th, 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

First-Ever Online Art Biennale Announced for April Launch, Will Charge Admission

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

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

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Go See – Stockholm: Gardar Eide Einarsson ‘Power Has a Fragrance’ at Bonniers Konsthall through June 12, 2011

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Go See – New York: Luhring Augustine celebrates its 25th Anniversary through June 19th, 2010

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

2009 Venice Biennale – Art Observed summary of press preview weekend

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009
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Russian Artist And Filmmaker Alexander Sokurov Shuts Down Film Foundation Over Government Pressure

July 19th, 2019

Russian film director and current Venice Biennale Russian pavilion artist Alexander Sokurov (Faust, Russian Ark) will shut down his independent film foundation, Primer Inotnatsii after ongoing pressure by the Russian government.  The artist claims that “unfriendliness and aggressiveness” from the state’s culture ministry prevented him from continuing in his work with the foundation.
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Benin Builds New Home for Returning Looted Artifacts

July 19th, 2019

The nation of Benin is building a new space in the city of Abomey for 26 objects of art and cultural heritage looted by French troops in 1894 pledged by the Macron government back to the West African country. “They will allow us to build a new museum and make the royal palaces more economically sustainable,” Gabin Djimass, Abomey’s tourism chief, says of the artifacts.
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Cary Leibowitz and Simon Lince Tour NYT Around their Upstate Home

July 19th, 2019

Artist Cary Leibowitz and the creative director Simon Lince give the NYT a tour of the upstate home, and the collection they have built. “When I first met Simon, I was already in Harlem,” Leibowitz says. “But I had been a hoarder for years, and it was impossible for someone to just move in and feel comfortable. So that’s when we started looking up here.” 
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