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Groningen, Netherlands: Song Dong: “Life is Art. Art is Life” at the Groninger Museum Through November 1st, 2015

Monday, September 28th, 2015

New York – Song Dong: “Doing Nothing” at PACE Gallery Through March 2nd, 2013

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Go See – New York: “Waste Not” Song Dong at MoMA, Through September 7, 2009

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

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

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

London: “Invisible: Art of the Unseen 1957-2012” on show at Hayward Gallery through August 6, 2012

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, June 18th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, June 15th, 2012

Kassel: Quinquennial exhibition dOCUMENTA (13) opens in Kassel on June 9th, to run through September 16th, 2012

Monday, June 11th, 2012

AO on site Photoset: Art Basel 42 Vernissage and VIP preview

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

London – He Xiangyu at White Cube Bermondsey Through April 13th 2014

Monday, April 7th, 2014

AO Fair Photoset and Recap – London: Frieze Artfair at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Sunday, October 20th, 2013
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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