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AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel: LISTE Art Fair at Kulturbeiz Through June 19th, 2016

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Don't Miss – New York: Frank Stella Geometric Variations at Paul Kasmin Gallery through October 29, 2011

Friday, October 28th, 2011

AO On Site with photoset – New York: Opening of Matthew Barney ‘DJED’ at Gladstone Gallery through October 22, 2011

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Ai Wei Wei Animal/Zodiac Heads Unveiling, Grand Army Plaza, Central Park, Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

Wednesday, May 4th, 2011

AO News Summary – Ai Weiwei to exhibit Animal Heads of the Zodiac in Central Park

Saturday, March 12th, 2011
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CNN Looks at Business and Legality of Removing and Selling Street Art Pieces

January 21st, 2020

CNN has a piece this week on the business behind removing and selling street art murals, and the legality that drives who can remove and sell a piece. “Generally, when you purchase a building, you own the fixtures within the building, whether they’re ceiling fans or [a] fine art mural painting on a wall,” says Paul Cossu, a partner at legal firm Pryor Cashman and part of the firm’s art law group. “Of course, what an owner can do with a fine art mural after acquiring the building will depend, in part, on whether the mural is protected by the Visual Artists Rights Act.”
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Art Thieves Confess to Stealing Gustav Klimt Work and Returning It

January 21st, 2020

Two men have confessed to stealing the Gustav Klimt recently discovered in the wall of a Piacenza gallery, as well as to returning the work. “They said they returned the painting four years ago,” says Guido Gulieri, the pair’s lawyer. “But we don’t yet know the details of how it came to be [in the recess] and what exactly happened to the painting in the intervening years. They had confessed before but were not believed.”
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Desert X AlUla Annnounces Artist List

January 21st, 2020

The inaugural edition of Desert X AlUla in Saudi Arabia has announced its artist list, including work by Lita Albuquerque, Wael Shawky, Superflex, and more. This edition of the event has earned strong condemnation for its part in the country’s push to rebrand itself as open and free after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.  “Unless artists are willing to make their host’s state control of expression an explicit subject of their work, those who participate cannot escape compromise from the polluted context,” says critic Christopher Knight.
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