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New York – Shirazeh Houshiary: “Pneuma” at Lisson Gallery Through July 31st, 2021

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

New York – Shirazeh Houshiary: “Nothing is deeper than the skin” at Lisson Gallery Through December 22nd, 2017

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 23 – 25th, 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2013 Preview, June 13th-16th, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

AO Preview – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, June 1st-November 24th, 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Frieze London: Art Fair Preview, Schedule and News Summary, October 11th-14th, 2012

Monday, October 8th, 2012
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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