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Acquavella to Present Multi-floor Show on Jean Dubuffet

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

New York – “Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years” At the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through December 31st, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Go See-New York: William Kentridge’s Five Themes at the Museum of Modern Art Through May 17th 2010

Friday, April 9th, 2010

New York – Martha Rosler: “If You Can’t Afford to Live Here, mo-o-ove!!” at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Through July 9th, 2016

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Rome: “Empire State. New York Art Now” at Palazzo dell Esposizioni through July 21st, 2013

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Go See: London – ‘WALKING IN MY MIND’ at the Hayward Gallery, through September 6, 2009

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

AO On Site – Basel: ART 40 BASEL opened today, initial reports indicate solid activity

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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