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AO Interview: Jordan Wolfson – winner of The Cartier Prize 2009 at Frieze Art Fair

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009

Ruba Katrib Joins Frieze London as Curatorial Advisor

Friday, January 20th, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: Frieze Art Fair, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

AO On Site – London: Frieze London and Frieze Masters Summary and photoset, October 14th, 2012

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Frieze Art Fair Summary at Randall’s Island Park, May 4-7, 2012

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

AO Auction Preview- New York: Christie’s & Sotheby’s to Hold Impressionist and Modern Art Auctions In New York, November 1 & 2, 2011

Sunday, October 30th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Ile de Vassiviere, France: Thomas Houseago at Centre International d’art et du Paysage through October 23, 2011

Friday, October 21st, 2011

AO On Site (with Photoset) – London: Frieze Art Fair 2011 Day 2 Review

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – London: Christie’s, Sotheby’s and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Auctions During Frieze Week, October 12-14, 2011

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

AO on Site – London: Frieze Art Fair 2010; final image set and newslink summary

Monday, October 18th, 2010

AO Onsite – The Whitney Biennial: 2010 opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art on the Upper East Side in New York

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

AO OnSite and link roundup: Art Basel Miami Beach begins tomorrow and will run through December 6th

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

AO Onsite: Art Abu Dhabi at the Emirates Palace Generates Significant Sales

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday October 27th, 2009

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Go See – London: Anselm Kiefer’s ‘Karfunkelfee and the Fertile Crescent’ the artist’s largest show in London to date, at the White Cube Gallery, through November 1st

Sunday, October 25th, 2009

AO On Site; Frieze Round-Up: Frieze Art Fair opens under a persistent recession, but closes much more positively

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday October 20th, 2009

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Friday October 16th, exceeds expections of conservative estimates

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale Friday October 16th, Overall, expectations are reached and in many cases exceeded

Friday, October 16th, 2009

AO OnSite: Frieze Art Fair Has Begun in Regent’s Park in London and will run through October 18th

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Newlinks for Wednesday October 7th, 2009

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
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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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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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