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Chelsea Gallery Wallspace Closing

Friday, July 31st, 2015

New York – “A Machinery For Living” Curated by Walead Beshty at Petzel Gallery Through August 8th, 2014

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

AO On Site: WHITNEY BIENNIAL 2008

Saturday, March 8th, 2008

Oxford – Barbara Kruger at Modern Art Oxford Through August 31st, 2014

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

AO On Site – New York: Frieze VIP Preview on Randall’s Island Through May 13, 2013

Friday, May 10th, 2013

AO Newslink

Monday, November 12th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Basel – LISTE 17 at Art 43 Basel, 2012

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

AO On Site (with photoset)- New York: INDEPENDENT Art Fair, March 8–11, 2012

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

Go See – Los Angeles: 'Picture Industry' at Regen Projects through August 21st, 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

Go See – New York: New Photography 2009 at MoMA through January 11, 2010

Monday, October 19th, 2009

AO Interview and Go See: Kathy Grayson, curator of ‘New York Minute’ at MACRO Future in Rome featuring Terence Koh, Dash Snow, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Banks Violette, Jules de Balincourt, Nate Lowman, Steve “Espo” Powers, Scott Campbell, Cory Arcangel, Ryan McGinley, Aurel Schmidt and more through November 1, 2009

Monday, October 12th, 2009
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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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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