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Hans Ulrich Obrist Co-Curates Show at La Monnaie Paris with Christian Boltanski

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset and interview) of Christian Boltanski’s “Chance” at the French Pavilion

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Christian Boltanski 'NO MAN'S LAND' at Park Avenue Armory, through June 13, 2010

Wednesday, May 26th, 2010

New York – “Take Me I’m Yours” at The Jewish Museum Through February 5th, 2017

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” at the Giardini in Venice Through November 22nd, 2015

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” – The 56th Venice Biennale at The Arsenale Through November 22nd, 2015

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Anri Sala Named Leading French Artist by Annual Report

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Paris – Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: L’Ètrange Cité (Strange City) at Grand Palais Through June 22nd, 2014

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Paris – Jean Dupuy: “The Collective Years (1973-1983)” at Galerie Louevenbruck Paris Through June 15th, 2013

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Ghent – Daniel Buren: Le Décor et son Double at S.M.A.K. through November 4th, 2012

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

AO on site photoset – London, Frieze Week: Opening night of the The Return of the House of the Nobleman, private viewing

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

AO On Site (with Photoset)- Paris: Monumenta 2011 with debut of Anish Kapoor’s “Leviathan” at Grand Palais, through June 23, 2011

Tuesday, May 10th, 2011

Go See – Stockholm: “Thrice Upon A Time” at Magasin 3 Konsthall, through December 12, 2010

Thursday, September 16th, 2010
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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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