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New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Breaking News – $1.1 million Rene Magritte painting stolen from Belgian museum

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Missing Piece of Magritte Work Found Under Another Work

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

The Guardian Examines Magritte’s Comic Timing

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Christie’s to Sell Three Magritte Works at Impressionist and Modern Auction Next Month in New York

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Opening Ceremony Launches Magritte Capsule Line

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Opening Ceremony to Launch Line of Magritte-Inspired Clothes

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Researchers and Museums Lead Hunt for Hidden Magritte

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

Missing Magritte Found In Segments Beneath Two Other Works

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Go See – NY: “La Carte D’Aprés Nature” curated by Thomas Demand and featuring René Magritte, Rodney Graham, Tacita Dean at Matthew Marks through October 8th, 2011

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Magritte Museum opens today in Brussels with largest collection of the artist’s work

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

AO Auction Recap – New York: Impressionist and Modern Evening Sales, November 11th – 12th, 2018

Monday, November 12th, 2018

New York – Intimate Infinite: “Imagine A Journey” Curated by Brett Gorvy at Lévy Gorvy Through October 24th, 2018

Friday, September 14th, 2018

AO Auction Previews – Impressionist/Modern and Post-War Evening Sales in London, February 27th – March 8th, 2018

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 14th, 2017

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 13th, 2017

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

AO Auction Preview – Fall Auction Week in New York City, November 13th to 16th, 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 27th, 2017

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sale, March 1st, 2017

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 28th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

AO Auction Previews – London: Surrealist, Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, February 28th – March 1st, 2017

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 21st, 2016

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

AO Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Sale, May 9th, 2016

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016
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Jonas Wood Profiled in NYT

March 25th, 2019

Jonas Wood gives the New York Times a tour of his East Hollywood Studio, showing off a series of works from his own practice and his personal collection. “I’ve been all-in on painting since I was younger, and I realized that it was because of a lot of fear that it would all go away,” he says. “That’s not how I want to paint in the future. The pressure and psychology of that setup isn’t totally right. I would like to build bodies of work outside the calendar schedule of art fairs and shows for a little while. I love painting, and I think I can paint without having a giant carrot in front of me. I don’t think that I’m the best at painting, and I want to get better at it.”
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Serpentine Under Fire Over Pavilion Architect’s Controversial Use of Interns

March 25th, 2019

The Serpentine Gallery is facing criticism over reports that the architect for this year’s pavilion, Junya Ishigami + Associates, uses unpaid interns working 12-hour shifts. “I considered [the internship] for a second, but then later I just realized how ridiculous the terms are,” one student said of the internship. “I can’t afford to do that, considering that Tokyo is not at all a cheap place to live.”
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The Guardian Explores the Challenges and Risks of Shipping and Transporting Masterpieces

March 25th, 2019

The Guardian has a piece this week on the logistics and challenges of shipping masterpiece artworks.  “At the end of the day, you have to make your peace with that,” one conservator says of the stressful and threatening conditions that works being shipped occasionally face. “You have to think what art is for.”
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