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New York – Miles Coolidge: “Coal Seam Redux” at Peter Blum Through February 4th, 2017

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

New York – Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: “Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis” at The Frick Collection Through January 19th, 2014

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Twice Stolen Rembrandt Recovered in Serbia

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

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

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Newslinks for Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Newslinks: Friday – May 23, 2008

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

AO ON SITE: URS FISCHER & GAVIN BROWN @ TONY SHAFRAZI GALLERY, MAY 9 – JULY 12, 2008

Monday, May 12th, 2008

National Portrait Gallery to Show Rare Set of Old Masters Drawings

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Berlin – George Condo: “Paintings and Sculpture” Sprüth Magers through June 22nd, 2013

Monday, June 10th, 2013

German Culture Minister Promises New Museum for Old Masters in 4 to 6 Years

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

AO Newslink

Friday, September 28th, 2012

Monday, March 5th, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Art Observed Newslinks for Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Sunday, December 20th, 2009

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Old Masters Week at Christie’s and Sotheby’s in London – numerous records set at two ground-breaking auctions

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Go See – Amsterdam: The Russian Hermitage Museum’s new Permanent Site in Amsterdam – Inaugural Exhibition ‘At The Russian Court’ through January 31, 2010

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

NEWSLINKS 1.31.08

Thursday, January 31st, 2008
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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