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New York – Thomas Schütte: “Frauen” at Skarstedt Through December 17th, 2016

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Basel: Thomas Schütte at Fondation Beyeler, through February 2nd 2014

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Stefan Simchowitz Bought Aggressively at Christie’s Last Evening

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 6th, 2016

Friday, October 7th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 5th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales, October 5th – 7th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Frieze Announces List of Artists for London Sculpture Park

Friday, September 19th, 2014

AO On Site Fair Recap: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

AO – Auction Recap: “If I Live I’ll See You Tuesday” at Christie’s, Monday, May 12th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

AO on site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Press Preview, October 23rd, 2013

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Auction Recap: Phillips Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London, October 16th, 2013

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

London – “From Figuration” at Skarstedt Gallery Through March 23rd, 2013

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

AO On Site – London: Frieze London and Frieze Masters Summary and photoset, October 14th, 2012

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Public Art Fund’s “Common Ground” Installation at City Hall Park, on view until Nov 30, 2012

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Paul Schimmel Leaves Hauser & Wirth in Los Angeles

February 25th, 2017

Paul Schimmel, via LA TimesCurator Paul Schimmel has parted ways with Hauser & Wirth’s Los Angeles location after a sudden announcement late this week, the LA Times reports.  Schimmel, former chief curator at MoCA was a founding partner in the gallery’s Los Angeles location, which opened last year.  “Going forward, Hauser & Wirth will continue building upon its longstanding, passionate commitment to Los Angeles with expanded programs, including an increasingly robust campaign of public events and community outreach activities, and an ever more dynamic schedule of exhibitions that celebrate our artists, and connections between California and the international scene,” Iwan Wirth said in a statement.
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Boyle Heights Art Space Closes After Repeated Protests from Anti-Gentrification Activists

February 24th, 2017

The view from Mariachi PlazaThe LA Times reports on the closure of PSSST, a non-profit arts space in Boyle Heights that shuttered after repeated protests from local anti-gentrification activists.  While our closure might be applauded by some, it is not a victory for civil discourse and coalition building,” the gallery said in a statement.
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Francis Bacon’s George Dyer Triptych Goes to Christie’s New York for its Auction Debut

February 24th, 2017

Francis Bacon triptych of George Dyer, via GuardianFrancis Bacon’s triptych portrait of his lover George Dyer is set to go to auction for the first time at Christie’s in New York this May, carrying an estimate of $50m.  “George Dyer is to Bacon what Dora Maar was to Picasso,” Loic Gouzer says of the artist’s longtime muse.  “He is arguably the most important model of the second half of the 20th century, because Dyer’s persona as well and physical traits acted as a catalyst for Bacon’s pictorial breakthroughs.”

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