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Leon Black Purchases Former Site of Knoedler Gallery for New Home

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Leon Black’s Publishing House Confirms Purchase of Artspace

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Publishing House Owned by Leon Black In Talks to Acquire Artspace

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Collector and Private-Equity Magnate Leon Black Makes Art & Auction Power List

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Leon Black is the buyer of Raphael’s “Head of a Young Apostle”

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

Hedge Fund Billionaire Ken Griffin Donates $10 to MCA Chicago

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

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Monday, October 8th, 2012

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Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

AO Auction Preview – Fall Auction Week in New York City, November 13th to 16th, 2017

Monday, November 13th, 2017

New York: TEFAF New York Spring Debut at Park Avenue Armory, May 4th-8th, 2017

Saturday, May 6th, 2017

New York – “2015:1947″ at Equity Gallery through November 28th, 2015

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel at Messe Basel, June 18th-21st, 2015

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd – 7th, 2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

New York – Isa Genzken: “Retrospective” at MoMA Through March 10th, 2014

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

AO On Site – New York: Frieze VIP Preview on Randall’s Island Through May 13, 2013

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Paris – Kehinde Wiley: “The World Stage: France, 1880 – 1960″ at Galerie Daniel Templon Through December 24th, 2012

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO On Site – Art 43 Basel Final Photoset and AO News Wrapup

Monday, June 18th, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: Kiki Smith ‘Chasing Shadows’ at Galerie Lelong through June 30, 2012

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012
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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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