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Venice – Damien Hirst: Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable at the Palazzo Grassi and Punta Della Dogana Through December 3rd, 2017

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Venice: “Slip of the Tongue” Curated by Danh Vo at the Punta Della Dogana Through December 31st, 2015

Monday, June 1st, 2015

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of François Pinault Foundation’s “In Praise of Doubt” at Punta della Dogana, through December 31, 2011

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO Preview – Venice Biennale Vernissage, May 10th – 13th, 2017

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Damien Hirst’s New Show Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Damien Hirst Looks to Rebook Market in Venice this Spring

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Venice – The National Pavilions at the Venice Biennale Through November 22nd, 2015

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Francois Pinault Foundation’s “The World Belongs to You” at Palazzo Grassi, through December 31, 2011

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011

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

Monday, June 21st, 2010

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Thursday February 11, 2009 – Another highly successful sale confirms Art Market Recovery

Friday, February 12th, 2010

2009 Venice Biennale – Art Observed summary of press preview weekend

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Galleries

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

Museum Curators Increasingly Working with Private Institutions for Exhibitions

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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