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New York – Sarah Sze at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery Through October 17th, 2015

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

London- Sarah Sze at Victoria Miro through March 28, 2015

Friday, March 6th, 2015

New York – Sarah Sze: “Triple Point (Planetarium)” at The Bronx Museum of Arts Through August 24th, 2014

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

AO On-Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2017

Friday, May 5th, 2017

NYT Gives Tour of Soon-to-Open 2nd Ave Subway

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

New York’s Public Art Available on Smart Phones

Saturday, August 3rd, 2013

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

AO On-Site – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, Opening Day

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

AO Preview – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, June 1st-November 24th, 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: The ADAA Art Show at Park Avenue Armory, March 7-11, 2012

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Gap Releases Whitney Artists T-Shirts

Friday, May 16th, 2008

Taipei, Taiwan: Ai Weiwei 'Ai Weiwei, Absent' at Taipei Fine Arts Museum through January 29, 2012

Thursday, January 19th, 2012
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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American Collectors Rarely Sell Prized Works Once Purchased

December 13th, 2017

Christie's, via NY postA new study finds that few American art collectors sell their works once they have purchased them, the New York Post reports. “Collectors don’t apply the same principles to buying art that they would to a typical investment portfolio of stocks and bonds,” says John Mathews, head of private wealth management and ultra-high net worth at UBS Americas. “It is important, however, to institute management structures to ensure their legacy remains protected, correctly valued and insured.”
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