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Walker Center Deals with Fallout Over Sam Durant Controversy

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

Olga Viso to Leave Walker Art Center

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Walker Art Center Receives $1 million Mellon Foundation Grant

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

New York – Kara Walker: “A Subtlety” at The Domino Sugar Factory Through July 6th, 2014

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

London – Kara Elizabeth Walker: “Negress” at Camden Arts Centre Through January 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 7th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Kara Walker “Fall Frum Grace, Miss Pipi’s Blue Tale” at Lehmann Maupin through June 4, 2011

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011

AO On Site – SculptureCenter’s Lucky Draw 2010, April 13th, 2010, Long Island City, New York

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

Go See – New York: 'THE FEMALE GAZE: WOMEN LOOK AT WOMEN' featuring Roni Horn, Diane Arbus, Mickalene Thomas, Louise Bourgeois, Alice Neel, Marilyn Minter, Vanessa Beecroft, Jenny Holzer, Sarah Lucas, Catherine Opie, Kara Walker, Marina Abramovic, Cindy Sherman, Tracy Emin, Lisa Yuskavage, Nan Goldin, Marlene Dumas and more at Cheim & Read through September 19, 2009

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

Kara Walker

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Kara Walker now open at Whitney

Friday, October 12th, 2007

AO On Site – Paris: Kiki Smith ‘Chasing Shadows’ at Galerie Lelong through June 30, 2012

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Dakota Tribes Discussing Whether to Burn Sam Durant’s Work in Minneapolis

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Sam Durant to Dismantle Gallows Sculpture in Minneapolis

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

New York – Jason Moran: “STAGED” at Luhring Augustine Through July 29th, 2016

Sunday, July 24th, 2016

New York – Catherine Opie: “Portraits and Landscapes” and “700 Nimes Road” at Lehmann Maupin Through February 20th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

New York – Robert Smithson: “Pop” at James Cohan Gallery Through January 17th, 2016

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

AO On-Site: Art Week Miami Opening Night, December 1st, 2015

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Anne Pasternak Named Head of Brooklyn Museum

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

New York – Hito Steyerl at Artist’s Space Through May 24th, 2015

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Paris – Bjarne Melgaard: “The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment” at Galerie Thaddeus Ropac Through March 14th, 2015

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

London – Tauba Auerbach: “The New Ambidextrous Universe” at ICA Through June 15th, 2014

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

AO Preview – Frieze New York Art Week, May 7th – 11th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Paris – Philippe Parreno: “Anywhere, Anywhere out of The World” at Palais de Tokyo, through January 12th 2014

Saturday, December 21st, 2013

New York – Edward Hopper: “Hopper Drawing” at The Whitney Through October 6th, 2013

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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