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Miami — The Bass Museum Re-opens After $12 Million Renovation with Exhibitions by Ugo Rondinone and Pascale Marthine Tayou

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

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

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: The 22nd Annual Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 3rd – 6th, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Public Sector at Collins Park, December 1st – 6th, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Go See: Chanel Mobile Art Pavilion, through November 9 at Rumsey Playfield, Central Park

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Zaha Hadid’s Chanel Mobile Art Space coming to Central Park October 20th to November 9th

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Go See: Zaha Hadid’s Chanel Mobile Art Project through July 4th, Tokyo, Japan

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008
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Sotheby’s to Auction Collection of Pierre Le-Tan

January 19th, 2021

Sotheby’s will auction off the collection of the late French illustrator Pierre Le-Tan, which includes a portrait by David Hockney.  “We’re trying to stay true to his spirit. It’s not one of these collections where you’re going to have a $20 million Picasso. It’s a universe we want to re-create, one we hope will appeal to all kinds of collectors around the world. There’s something for everybody,” says Etienne Hellman, the auction house’s senior director of modern art.
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UK Considers New Laws to Protect Statues from Removal

January 19th, 2021

The UK is considering laws to protect statues from being removed from public spaces.  “Our view will be set out in law, that such monuments are almost always best explained and contextualized, not taken and hidden away,” says Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick.
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NYT Profiles a Frans Hals Painting Stolen Three Times from Museum in Netherlands

January 19th, 2021

A piece in the New York Times looks at the work Two Laughing Boys with a Mug of Beer by Frans Hals, and looks into why the work has been stolen three times from its place of exhibition.  “It’s really that painting for some reason, and I don’t know why,” says Christa Hendriksen, an alderman in charge of culture in Leerdam, the Netherlands.
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