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New York- Jorge Pardo: “Inert” at Friedrich Petzel Gallery Through April 4th, 2014

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

AO News Summary: Jorge Pardo wins $500,000 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Go See – Beverly Hills: Jorge Pardo at Gagosian Gallery through September 11, 2010

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Go See – New York: Jorge Pardo at Friedrich Petzel through June 19th, 2010

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Onsite (with photoset) – White Column’s 2011 Benefit Auction, Saturday, May 14th 2011

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Go See – Chicago: Liam Gillick at the Museum of Contemporary Art, through January 10, 2010

Friday, December 11th, 2009

AO Onsite: Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 has begun and will run through December 6

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Don’t Miss – New York: ‘THE AUDIO SHOW’ a selection of solely audio pieces at Friedrich Petzel Gallery, featuring Marilyn Minter, Barnaby Furnas and more, through August 23, 2009

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Go See: ‘theancyspacewhatever’ at the Guggenheim, New York, through January 7, 2009

Sunday, November 9th, 2008

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

The Vernissage Via Hikari

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007
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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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