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New NYC Space The Shed Appoints Emma Enderby as Curator

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Michael Bloomberg Donates to $75 Million to The Shed Arts Center in Hudson Yards

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Artists to Live in Unfinished Museum in Downtown LA

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Pedro Reyes Announced as MIT’s First “Dasha Zhukova Distinguished Visiting Artist”

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Lucian Freud Estate Donates Unfinished Portrait to UK in Lieu of Tax Payment

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Panama Papers Shed Additional Light on Contested Modigliani Work

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

Previously Unpublished Diaries Shed Light on Early Life of Francis Bacon

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

The Guardian Points to Diminished Auction Results as Indicator of Art Market Health in 2015

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

Jamshed Bharucha Resigns from Cooper Union Presidency

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Art Flipping Moving More Towards Established Artists, Bloomberg Reports

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

FIAC Los Angeles Pushed to 2016

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Artists Contribute Works for Auction Benefitting Man who Smashed Ai Weiwei Vase

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Former Assistant of Jasper Johns Charged with Stealing, Reselling Artist’s Unfinished Work

Friday, August 16th, 2013

Seized Basquiat Sheds Light on Art World Money Laundering

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Egon Schiele’s Teenage Notebooks to be Published

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Unfinished Michelangelo Sculpture to be Installed in Milan Prison

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Gagosian and Collector Further at Odds Over Unfinished Koons

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Go See – Los Angeles: James Franco/Gus Van Sant’s ‘Unfinished’ at Gagosian Gallery through April 9th, 2011

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

AO Guest Editorial/Review by Patrick Meagher of The Silvershed – New York: “Jeff Koons: Made in Heaven, Paintings” at Luxembourg & Dayan, through January 21, 2010

Monday, October 11th, 2010

AO Guest Editorial/Review by Patrick Meagher of The Silvershed – New York: Dan Colen ‘Poetry’ at Gagosian Gallery, September 10 through October 16, 2010

Monday, September 27th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 – Another ‘solid’ sale in a diminished market

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 2 of 5 (AO On-Site): Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, New York, Tuesday, November 11th: Sotheby’s crushed by guarantees, Eli Broad: “It’s a half-price sale”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Sculpture Smashed at Tracey Emin curated Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2008

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

New York – Rachel Whiteread: “Looking Out” at Luhring Augustine Bushwick Through December 20th, 2015

Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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