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Paris – Taryn Simon: “Rear Views, A Star-forming Nebula, and the Office of Foreign Propaganda” at Jeu de Paume, through May 17th 2015

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Paris – Lorna Simpson at Jeu de Paume Through September 1st, 2013

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Go See – Paris: Diane Arbus at Jeu de Paume through February 5, 2012

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Go See – Paris: Francesco Vezzoli’s ‘Right You Are (If You Think You Are)’ at the Jeu de Paume through January 17th 2010

Wednesday, December 9th, 2009

Bologna: Marcel Broodthaers ‘L’espace de l’écriture’ at the Museo de Arte Moderna di Bologna through May 6, 2012

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

Don’t Miss – Stockholm: Ed Ruscha “Fifty Years Of Painting” at Moderna Museet through September 5th, 2010

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

New York – G.T. Pellizzi: “Financial Times” at Mary Boone Gallery, Through March 1st, 2014

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Berlin – Diane Arbus: Retrospective at Martin-Gropius-Bau Museum Through September 23rd, 2012

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Paris: Ellsworth Kelly at Galerie Marian Goodman through July 13, 2012

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Agathe Snow at Maccarone Gallery through April 28, 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Don’t Miss- New York: Marcel Broodthaers “Major Works” at Michael Werner through November 13, 2010

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Musee D’ Orsay France

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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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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