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AO Preview – Miami Art Week in Miami Beach, December 5th – 10th, 2017

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Artists Donate Work to Benefit Anti-Gun Violence Group

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: The 22nd Annual Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 3rd – 6th, 2016

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC at Grand Palais and (OFF)ICIELLE at The City of Fashion and Design, October 22nd-26th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

AO On-Site: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

Red Hook, New York – “Amor Fati” group show at Pioneer Works Through September 29th, 2013

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

AO On Site: “Friends with Benefits” at Lehmann Maupin through August 10, 2012

Friday, August 10th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: OHWOW’s ‘It Ain’t Fair’ Satellite Fair, December 1-4, 2011

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

AO On Site Photo Set – New York: Kreëmart One Night Performance at Haunch of Venison, Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

AO Onsite Miami Beach – New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Art Fair opens at The Deauville Beach Resort in Miami alongside and will run through December 6 – many galleries sell out within one hour of opening

Friday, December 4th, 2009

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

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Art Observed Newslinks for Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Go see – Derbyshire, UK: Sotheby's contemporary sculpture sale 'Beyond Limits' at Chatsworth House, through November 1, 2009

Tuesday, September 15th, 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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