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Thelma Golden Appointed to Board of Directors for Barack Obama Foundation

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

National Portrait Gallery Unveils Official Barack and Michelle Obama Portraits

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald Selected to Paint Official Portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Obama Portraits Lead to Major Uptick in Draw at National Portrait Gallery

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

First Lady Obama Inaugurates New Whitney Museum

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

AO On Site – New York: Artists for Obama event, Gemini G.E.L at Joni Moisant Weyl, Monday, September 24, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

AO On-Site – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 8th – 11th, 2018

Saturday, March 10th, 2018

New York – Arthur Jafa: “Love is the Message, The Message is Death” at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise Through December 17th, 2016

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Maya Lin to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Bronx Museum Delays Show of Cuban Art Following Concerns Over State Seizure of Works

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

New York – The New Museum Triennial: “Surround Audience” Through May 24th, 2015

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

James Turrell to Receive National Medal of Arts

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

Glenn Ligon on Having his Work in the Presidential Collection

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Ellsworth Kelly to Receive National Medal of Arts

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

AO Newslink

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

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

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

AO On Site for the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Allora & Calzadilla’s “Gloria” at the U.S. Pavilion

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

AO On Site Auction Results: Urban Art Auction at Bonhams in London January 11th Realizes £455,000 for 51 Lots Sold Including Banksy & Shepard Fairey

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

Go See – Berlin: ‘Self-Consciousness’ Curated by Hilton Als and Peter Doig at Veneklasen Werner through June 26th, 2010

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

AO On Site – Stockholm: Dali Dali featuring Francesco Vezzoli at the Moderna Museet through January 17th 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Newslinks for Tuesday October 20th, 2009

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Go See – London: Elizabeth Peyton ‘Live Forever’ at the Whitechapel Gallery through September 20th

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, April 13, 2009

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Go See: Cy Twombly: 'The Rose' at Gagosian Gallery, London through May 9th, 2009

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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Sotheby’s Achieves $246.1 Million in Second Sale of Work from Macklowe Collection

May 17th, 2022

The second leg of Sotheby’s sale of works from the collection of real estate magnate Harry Macklowe and his ex-wife Linda Macklowe has netted $246.1 million, bringing the total sale price for the collection to a record $922 million, with fees. “Either art is one of the few assets that seem to have a good immunological protection against recession, or inflation is much stronger than we think,” says specialist Loic Gouzer. “The art market feels very close to the spare parts market — good works are hard to find and very expensive.”
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Warhol ‘Marilyn’ Sells for $195 Million, Smashing Records for American Artist

May 10th, 2022

An Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe sold for $195 Million last night at a Christie’s charity auction, making it the most expensive American work of art to sell at auction. “We did sell the most expensive painting of the 20th century,” says Christie’s specialist Alex Rotter. “This is a big achievement.”
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