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AO On-Site – “A Surrealism Salon,” organized by Performa’s Young Visionaries and hosted by Lia Chavez, Monday, July 29th

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

New York – Robert Mapplethorpe: “Self Portraits” at Skarstedt Gallery, through June 15th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

AO On Site – Los Angeles: James Franco at the Museum of Contemporary Art through June 23, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

Go See: GREED, A New Fragrance by Francesco Vezzoli at Gagosian Gallery in Rome through March 21, 2009

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

AO Fair Preview: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th-9th, 2013

Monday, December 2nd, 2013
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Walker Art Center to Commission Native American Artist Work

July 20th, 2018

Walker Art Center, via Art NewsThe Walker Art Center in Minneapolis will commission a Native artist to do a public artwork for the museum’s sculpture garden, a response to the controversy over artist Sam Durant’s Scaffold work. “We are extremely fortunate to be working with the expertise, knowledge, and creative thinking of this committee, who collectively will help bring an important new work of art to the Walker Art Center collection and to the Twin Cities,” says Siri Engberg, the Walker’s senior curator and director of exhibitions.
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Royal Academy Plans Show of Works by Bill Viola and Michelangelo

July 20th, 2018

Bill Viola, via The GuardianThe Royal Academy in London will mount a show of works by Bill Viola alongside works by Michelangelo, The Guardian reports. “I got out the Michelangelos for him, thinking they had much more connection with the themes that Bill had been exploring throughout his career,” Martin Clayton, the head of prints and drawings at the Royal Collection, says of a meeting years ago between Viola and himself, “and he was blown away by them.”
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Pace Appoints Whitney Ferrare Director of Hong Kong Space

July 20th, 2018

Whitney Ferrare, via Art NewsPace Gallery has appointed Whitney Ferrare senior director of its Hong Kong location, bringing her over from Gagosian’s Hong Kong space. “Pace is distinct for its long-held and dedicated engagement with the artists and collectors across Asia—having partnered with legendary dealer Leng Lin to be the first major Western gallery to open a space in Asia, launching Pace in Beijing in 2008,” Ferrare says. “It feels particularly momentous to join Pace as the gallery celebrates its 10th anniversary in Asia, now with galleries in Hong Kong and Seoul, as well as Beijing.”
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