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New York – “The Shaped Canvas, Revisited” at Luxembourg & Dayan Through July 3rd, 2014 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

AO On Site (with video) – New York: Inaugural opening of Maurizio Cattelan and Massimiliano Gioni’s gallery, Family Business, ‘The Virgin Show’ curated by Marilyn Minter, through March 31, 2012

Monday, February 20th, 2012

David Zwirner Interviewed in Forbes

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Bankrupt Shipping Company Strands Ships, and Artist in Residence, at Sea

Monday, September 12th, 2016

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening and Italian Sales, October 11th, 2012

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO on Site – Brooklyn, New York: Rita Ackermann ‘Warfilms’ opening, Tuesday, April 5th at the Journal Gallery, runs through April 10th, 2011

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Go See – New York: Christian Marclay ‘The Clock’ at Paula Cooper Gallery Includes Multiple 24 Hour Overnight Screenings Through February 19, 2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Go See – Stockholm: “Thrice Upon A Time” at Magasin 3 Konsthall, through December 12, 2010

Thursday, September 16th, 2010

Tate Britain and Russian Billionaire send 112 Turners to Pushkin Museum in Moscow

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Go See: 'Statuephilia' at The British Museum today through January 25th

Saturday, October 4th, 2008

AO Summary: What’s the significance of that one painting at the Frick?

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008
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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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