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AO On Site – New York: Zhang Enli at Hauser and Wirth through October 29, 2011

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Hong Kong Asian Contemporary Art and Chinese 20th Century Art Sale totals $39 million May 29th, 2010

Sunday, May 30th, 2010

Newslinks for Monday, August 24th, 2009

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

With a sweeping survey of Chinese contemporary art, Charles Saatchi opens much anticipated new gallery in Duke of York Headquarters Building, Chelsea, London

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

Saatchi to open new London site October 9, beginning with Chinese focus

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Friday, May 16th, 2014

AO Preview – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

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Frieze opens to kickoff an arts-packed London weekend

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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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