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Studio Museum Names 2018 Artists in Residence

Friday, November 10th, 2017

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

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Derrick Adams Wins Studio Museum Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Studio Museum Announces New Building Plans at 125th Street

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Glenn Ligon Creates Tote Bag to Benefit Harlem’s Studio Museum

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Studio Museum in Harlem announces 2013/14 Artists in Residence

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Go See: Kehinde Wiley, The World Stage: Africa, Lagos~Dakar, Studio Museum Harlem, NY through Oct 26

Friday, July 25th, 2008

A Look Inside Louise Bourgeois’s Chelsea Studio-Turned-Museum

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Whitney Museum Donates Studio Space to Socrates Sculpture Park

Friday, May 16th, 2014

New York – AO On Site: The Whitney Museum of American Art Annual Gala and Studio Party, Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

New York – Jenny Sabin Studio’s ‘Lumen’ on view at MoMA PS1 Through September 4th, 2017

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Crystal Bridges Museum Looks Forward as it Turns Five Years Old

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Late Artist Marisol Leaves Entire Estate to Albright-Knox Museum

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

Jenny Sabin Studio Selected as 2017 MoMA YAP winner

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Ari Wiseman, the deputy director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and Foundation

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

New York – “Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema and Art, 1905–2016″ at the Whitney Museum Through February 5th, 2017

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: Bushwick Open Studios 2016, October 1st-2nd, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Whitney Studios Set to Open to Public

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

New York – Anri Sala: “Answer Me” at the New Museum Through April 10th, 2016

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

‘s Hertogenbosch, Netherlands – Hieronymus Bosch: “Visions of Genius” at Het Noordbrabants Museum Through May 8th, 2016

Friday, March 18th, 2016

NYT Looks Inside Tom Sachs’s Studio

Monday, March 14th, 2016

New York: “Photo-Poetics: An Anthology” at The Guggenheim Museum Through March 23rd, 2016

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

Moscow – Louise Bourgeois: “Structures of Existence: The Cells” at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, through February 7th, 2016

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Picasso Museum Reopens After Ambitious Rehang

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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