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AO On-Site – Simone Leigh: “Sovereignty” at the US Pavilion Through November 27th, 2022

Sunday, April 24th, 2022

Sonia Boyce, Simone Leigh Take Home the Golden Lions at 59th Venice Biennale

Saturday, April 23rd, 2022

Simone Leigh Will Represent the US in Venice in 2022

Wednesday, October 14th, 2020

Simone Leigh Joins Hauser & Wirth

Monday, January 20th, 2020

Simone Leigh, Amy Sherald and Lorna Simpson Interviewed in NYT

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

New York – Simone Leigh: “Loophole of Retreat” at The Guggenheim Museum Through October 27th, 2019

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Simone Leigh Wins 2018 Hugo Boss Prize

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

Simone Leigh Profiled in NYT

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Simone Leigh Wins The Studio Museum’s Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

AO On-Site: Frieze London 2022 at Regent’s Park, October 12th -16th, 2022

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel at the Messe Basel, June 16th – 19th, 2022

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

AO On-Site – The National Pavilions at the 59th Edition of the Venice Biennale: “The Milk of Dreams,” April 23rd – November 27th, 2022

Monday, April 25th, 2022

AO On-Site – Venice: “The Milk of Dreams” The 59th Venice Biennale, April 23rd – November 11th, 2022

Friday, April 22nd, 2022

AO Preview – Venice: “The Milk of Dreams,” the 59th Venice Biennale, Curated by Cecilia Alemani, April 23rd – November 27th, 2022

Monday, April 18th, 2022

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 1st – 4th, 2021

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

AO On-Site: The Frieze London Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 13th – 17th, 2021

Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 2nd, 2019

Thursday, October 3rd, 2019

AO On-Site – New York: The 2019 Whitney Biennial, May 17–Sep 22, 2019

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Whitney Museum Has Added 300 Works to Collection Over Last Six Months

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

United States Artists Reveals 2019 Fellows List

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Berlin – “We Don’t Need Another Hero”: The 2018 Berlin Biennale Through September 9th, 2018

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

AO On-Site – New York: ADAA Art Show at the Park Ave Armory, February 28th – March 4th, 2018

Monday, March 5th, 2018

2018 Hugo Boss Prize Shortlist Announced

Monday, December 18th, 2017

Brooklyn – Creative Time Presents: “Funk, God, Jazz & Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn” in Crown Heights, Through October 12th, 2014

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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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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