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AO On Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair on Randall’s Island May 14th-17th, 2015

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

AO Recap and Photoset – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 15th-18th, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

AO Onsite Photoset – Art 43 Basel, Art Unlimited and Art Statements section previews

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO on Site – London: Frieze Art Fair 2010; final image set and newslink summary

Monday, October 18th, 2010

8th Berlin Biennale Opens Today

Thursday, May 29th, 2014
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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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