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Go See – London: The Unilever Series, Ai Weiwei's "Sunflower Seeds" at Tate Modern through May 2nd 2011

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

AO News Summary – London: Tacita Dean awarded Unilever Commission for Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Outgoing British Museum Chairman Discusses Experience

Monday, July 28th, 2014

London: “Tino Sehgal: These Associations” at the Tate Modern, Through October 28th, 2012

Friday, October 26th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

London: Tino Sehgal’s ‘These Associations’ at the Tate Modern, July 24 through October 28, 2012

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

AO On Site – NY: 'Ai Weiwei: New York Photographs 1983-1993,' at Asia Society through August 14th, 2011

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Go See – Berlin: Miroslaw Balka "Nonetheless" at Galerie Nordenhake until June 25th, 2011

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Go See – Berlin: Ai Wei Wei “Rock and Tree” at Neugerriemschneider though June 4th, 2011

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

AO News Summary – Artist and Activist Ai Weiwei detained in Bejing Airport and is still missing

Monday, April 4th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Auction on Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Raises £44.4 million ($71 million); Richter & Warhol Are Top Lots

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Auctions February 15-17, 2011

Monday, February 14th, 2011

Go See – Hong Kong: Damien Hirst’s ‘Forgotten Promises’ exhibition, complete with a pink, diamond encrusted baby skull, inaugurates the new Gagosian Gallery through March 19th, 2011

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Go See – Berlin: Carsten Höller “Soma” at Hamburger Bahnhof through February 6, 2011

Monday, December 13th, 2010

AO News Summary: Ai Weiwei Reportedly Under House Arrest in Beijing to Prevent Shanghai Party Planned to Protest Studio Demolition

Saturday, November 6th, 2010

Go See – Madrid: Olafur Eliasson “Kepler Was Wrong” at Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, Madrid through March 6, 2010

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010

Go See – London: Tate Modern’s 10th Turbine Hall Commission by Miroslaw Balka through April 5th

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

Go See: Carsten Höller’s “Reindeers and Spheres” at the Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, Through February 14th

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009
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Ai Weiwei Opens Major Project in New York

October 16th, 2017

Ai Weiwei, via NYTAi Weiwei’s landmark public art project Good Fences Make Good Neighbors has opened in New York, with massive fence sculptures erected across New York. “New York is a city I spent 10 years in,” Ai says of his history with the city. “I was quite hesitant [to do a project here] because I love [New York] so much, it’s not easy for me to just put a simple sculpture in the city … I had to do something to pay back my respect, my love.”
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Alex Katz Does Cover for New York Magazine

October 16th, 2017

Alex Katz, via NYMAlex Katz has provided the illustration for the 50th anniversary issue of New York Magazine, drawing a series of subway riders in a stripped down approach. “Alex Katz made drawings of people on the subway in the 1940s when he was a student on his way to Cooper Union,” says Magazine photography director Jody Quon. “We wanted to see if he would revisit the experience of doing the subway drawings.” 
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United States Withdrawing from Unesco

October 15th, 2017

UNESCO, via NYTCiting an “anti-Israel bias,” the United States will withdraw from Unesco, the United Nations cultural organization, the New York Times reports. “Universality is critical to Unesco’s mission to strengthen international peace and security in the face of hatred and violence, to defend human rights and dignity,” says Unesco director Irina Bokova.
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