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Hans Haacke Prepares to Install Sculpture on London’s Fourth Plinth

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Hans Haacke Profiled in New York Times

Monday, October 27th, 2014

David Shrigley and Hans Haacke Selected For London’s Fourth Plinth

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

New Yorker Profiles Ongoing Struggles Over Abu Dhabi Museum Expansions

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

Artforum Interviews Artists on Political Art

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

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

Saturday, May 9th, 2015

London Releases Shortlist for New Fourth Plinth Installation

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Paris – “Carte Blanche to Paula Cooper” at Galerie Patrick Seguin Through November 24th, 2012

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Berlin: Robert Longo ‘Stand’ at Capitain Petzel Berlin through June 16, 2012

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Don’t Miss – New York: “Locations” featuring works by Sol Lewitt, Carl Andre, Francis Alÿs, John Baldessari, Catherine Opie, Dan Graham and others at Paula Cooper Gallery through June 11, 2011

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011

AO On Site for the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Christoph Schlingensief’s German Pavilion

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Go See – London: ‘BOULE TO BRAID’ at Lisson Gallery Through August 15, 2009

Sunday, July 19th, 2009
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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