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New York – Walton Ford: “Watercolors” at Paul Kasmin Gallery Through June 21st, 2014

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Go See – New York: Walton Ford ‘I Don’t Like to Look at Him’ at Paul Kasmin Gallery through December 23, 2011

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Go See: Walton Ford at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, May 8 – July 3

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

Walton Ford

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

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

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO Newslink

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Newslinks for Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

AO On Site Photoset/Video/News Wrapup: Art Basel Miami Beach Survives in 2008

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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