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Work Believed to be by Raphael Discovered by National Trust for Scotland

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Frieze London Announces Raphael Gygax as New Projects Curator

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Pre-Raphaelite Mural Discovered in Home of William Morris

Monday, August 19th, 2013

New York – “Reinventing Abstraction,” Curated by Raphael Rubenstein at Cheim & Read Through August 30th, 2013

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Leon Black is the buyer of Raphael’s “Head of a Young Apostle”

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

UK Places Export Ban on £29 Million Raphael

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Raphael’s “Head of a Young Apostle” raises record $47.8 Million at Sotheby’s

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Raphael Sanzio

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

Art Newspaper Looks at History of Courbet’s “Origin of the World”

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

London – Elizabeth Peyton at Sadie Coles HQ Through February 20th, 2015

Sunday, January 24th, 2016

Sotheby’s Will Sell Rosetti “Prosperine” This Fall in London

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

London Old Masters Sales bring uneven results

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Louvre opens its first outpost in Lens, France

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

AO Newslink

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, July 13th, 2012

New York: ‘Keith Haring: 1978–1982′ at the Brooklyn Museum through July 8, 2012

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

AO Breaking: Titian’s Diana and Castillo purchased by the National Galleries of London and Scotland

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

AO On Site (with Photoset) – Paris: FIAC 2011 Opening Day Review, October 21, 2011

Saturday, October 22nd, 2011

AO On Site Photoset with Video – New York: Bring To Light | Nuit Blanche New York 2011, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, October 1st, 2011

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

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

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – Old Master’s Week, New York City

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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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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