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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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Loring Randolph Joins Frieze as Artistic Director of Americas

September 25th, 2017

Loring Randolph, via Art NewsFrieze Art Fair has named Loring Randolph its new artistic director of the Americas. Randolph joins the fair after serving as a longtime partner at Casey Kaplan in New York. “I have participated for many years in Frieze Art Fairs as an exhibitor and my perspective in this regard offers some unique insights into my new role,” Randolph says. “Frieze is a progressive organization that is poised for growth, and I greatly look forward to working with my colleagues—the array of world-class galleries, curators, writers and collectors that partner with the Frieze fairs—to present an unparalleled experience at Frieze in the quality of gallery presentations by today’s most significant international artists.”
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NYT Profiles the Often Demanding Nature of Collecting Contemporary Works Designed to Change or Decay

September 25th, 2017

Max Hooper Schneider, via NYTThe New York Times has a piece on challenging works of contemporary art that decay and break apart, presenting unique challenges for collectors and conservators. ‘‘Contemporary art’s job is to wreck, to ruin what came before,’’ artist and director John Waters says of such demanding work.
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German Art Database Aims to Support and Record Looted Artifacts

September 25th, 2017

Iraq, via Art NewspaperWorking to shore up defense of its Cultural Property Protection Law, Germany has created an internet database offering resources and information on recording, securing and reporting cultural artifacts. The site is part of an ongoing effort by Culture Minister Monika Grütters to ensure greater protection for artifacts moving from destabilized countries, and those circulating in Germany and the rest of Europe. 
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