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AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel Art Fair, June 14th – 17th, 2018

Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 29th – 31st, 2018

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel at Messe Basel Through June 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 23 – 25th, 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd-26th, 2016

Monday, March 21st, 2016

M+ Museum Invites Critique of Mainland with First Major Exhibition

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

The Economist Offers Look at Touring M+ Museum Collection

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Erased from Show in Shanghai

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
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Protests Lead to Calls for Removing Sackler Family Name from Harvard Buildings

January 23rd, 2019

Sackler Protests, via ArtforumFollowing the continued protests against the Sackler Family, a number of politicians and activists are pressuring Harvard to remove the Sackler name from a number of its buildings, including its arts museum. The news comes a day after The Met announced it was reviewing its gift acceptance policies over similar criticism and legal threats.
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Lehmann Maupin Accuses Former Director of Stealing Trade Secrets

January 23rd, 2019

Bona Yoo, Art NewsLehmann Maupin Gallery filed suit against former director Bona Yoo, accusing the dealer of “stealing trade secrets” and altering the gallery’s files before moving on to Lévy Gorvy Gallery in New York as sales director.  “Lehmann Maupin brought this lawsuit purely out of spite towards a former employee who, in Lehmann Maupin’s own words, was ‘a valuable leader at the gallery.’ Ms. Yoo intends to vigorously defend herself against her former employer’s baseless and vengeful claims,” Yoo’s lawyer, Tibor Nagy says.
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Foundation for Contemporary Arts Names 2019 Grant Recipients

January 23rd, 2019

Tania Bruguera at Tate Modern (Installation View), via Art ObservedThe Foundation for Contemporary Arts in New York has named 18 artists who will receive unrestricted grants of $40,000, including Tania Bruguera and Mika Tajima. “It’s always an overwhelming but fantastic experience seeing how much amazing stuff is out there that you might not otherwise know about,” says board member Cecily Brown. “One big thing is that [receiving a grant] is a sign of respect from your peers, and hopefully it can really help someone to not do their day job for a while and buy the time to really put into one’s own work. Even just being able to focus on one’s work full-time is a huge difference.“
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