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Juergen Teller to Curate Robert Mapplethorpe Show in London

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Artist Suing Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation for $65 Million

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

LA Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibitions in NYT

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Salzburg – Robert Mapplethorpe at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Through October 26th, 2013

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

New York – Robert Mapplethorpe: “Self Portraits” at Skarstedt Gallery, through June 15th 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

Don’t Miss – New York: “50 Americans” by Robert Mapplethorpe at Sean Kelly Gallery through June 18th, 2011

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Go See – New York: The Figure and Dr. Freud at Haunch of Venison, featuring JONATHAN MEESE, GEORGE CONDO, CECILY BROWN, ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, ALICE NEEL, FRANCIS BACON, DIANE ARBUS, WILLEM DE KOONING, PICASSO AND MORE. Through August 22, 2009

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Art Newspaper Documents Challenges of Sexually-Charged Mapplethorpe Works in LA Exhibitions

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Go See: Mapplethorpe Polaroids at the Whitney through September 7, 2008

Monday, June 23rd, 2008

Los Angeles — “Over The Rainbow” at Praz-Delavallade Through August 26th, 2017

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Art News Reflects on History of NEA Clashes with Government

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

London – Thomas Ruff: “Nature Morte” at Gagosian Gallery Through September 26th, 2015

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Salzburg – “30 Years” at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Through August 28th, 2013

Monday, August 5th, 2013

AO On-site: The ADAA Art Show at The Park Avenue Armory: March 6th-10th, 2013

Sunday, March 10th, 2013

Düsseldorf: Gillian Wearing at Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen through January 6th, 2013

Tuesday, January 1st, 2013

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

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Friday, January 13th, 2012

Go See – New York: Gillian Wearing “People” at Tanya Bonakdar through June 24

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Go See – New York: Glenn Ligon, 'America' at the Whitney Museum through June 5th 2011

Saturday, May 7th, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection’ at Whitney Museum of American Art through May 1, 2011

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

AO News Summary – Washington: National Portrait Gallery removes David Wojnarowicz’s Video ‘Fire in my Belly’ after it is Deemed Offensive

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Go See – New York: 'Off the Wall: Part One, Thirty Performative Actions' at the Whitney Museum of American Art, through September 19th, 2010

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Go See – Berlin: ‘Hans Bellmer-Louise Bourgeois Double Sexus’ at Sammlung Scharf-Gerstenberg through August 15th, 2010

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

Go See – Middlesbrough, England: Gerhard Richter at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, through November 15, 2009

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
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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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