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Tate Modern Aims at Current Events with Pair of Tank Installations

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Met Refuses to Remove “Sexually Suggestive” Balthus Painting After Protest

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

New York – Ernesto Neto: “The Serpent’s Energy Gave Birth To Humanity” at Tanya Bonakdar Through December 17th, 2016

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

New York – Nan Goldin: “The Ballad of Sexual Dependency” at MoMA Through April 23rd, 2017

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Xu Zhen Interviewed by Nowness for Studio Tour

Monday, April 7th, 2014

New York – Aurel Schmidt: “Fruits” at 200 Stanton Through November 30th, 2013

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

New York – Balthus: “Cats and Girls – Paintings and Provocations” At the Metropolitan Musuem of Art Through January 12th, 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

AO Interview with Peter Coffin regarding his show “A,E,I,O,U” at Venus Over Manhattan, through Nov. 2, 2012

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

New York – “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” At the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through December 31st, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

London: Thomas Ruff ‘ma.r.s.’ and ‘nudes’ at Gagosian Britannia Street and Davies Street through April 21, 2012

Sunday, April 1st, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach: Rubell Collection Preview ‘American Exuberance’ and 11th Annual Breakfast Installation ‘Incubation,’ November 29 & 30, 2011

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Go See – New York: Willem de Kooning: A Retrospective’ one of the most important exhibitions of the year, at MoMA through January 9, 2011

Monday, September 26th, 2011

Go See – London: Takashi Murakami at Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street through August 5th

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Go See – New York: Ragnar Kjartansson at Luhring Augustine, through August 13

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Go See – London: Yuri and Konstantin Shamanov (aka the Chapman brothers) "Good News" in Orel Art, through September 26, 2009

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Go See – New York: Francis Bacon – A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Through August 16, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Top Auction House Phillips de Pury bought by Russian luxury retail company Mercury Group

Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Dasha Zukhova and The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture presents “Commercial Break” curated by Neville Wakefield

Monday, June 6th, 2011

53rd Venice Biennale Art Exhibition Previews today, Opens to public June 7th

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

New York – Katherine Bernhardt: “GREEN” at Canada Gallery Through February 11th, 2018

Monday, January 15th, 2018

New York – General Idea: “Ziggurat” at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Through January 13th, 2018

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

New York — Richard Prince: “Ripple Paintings” at Gladstone Gallery Through December 22nd, 2017

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

New York – Dean Levin: “Arches” at Marianne Boesky Through December 22nd, 2017

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

New York – Jim Shaw at Metro Pictures Through December 22nd, 2017

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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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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