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AO Preview: Art Basel Hong Kong at Hong Kong Convention Center, May 23rd-26th, 2013

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

New York – AO Auction Results: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, Thursday May 16, 2013.

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Contemporary Art Auction Week In London – Recap

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

London – Maurizio Cattelan: “Think Twice: Collection Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Maurizio Cattelan” at Whitechapel Gallery, through December 2nd, 2012

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, November 5th, 2012

AO Auction Results — London: Phillips de Pury Contemporary Art Evening Auction, June 28, 2012

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips de Pury Contemporary Evening Sale

Saturday, May 12th, 2012

AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst Retrospective at Tate Modern through September 9, 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Phillips de Pury & Company Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 16, 2012

Sunday, February 19th, 2012

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Contemporary Art Evening Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s Bring in Over $550M, Several Artist Records Set

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Final Summary (with Photoset) October 19–23, 2011

Monday, October 24th, 2011

AO On Site (with Photoset) – London: Frieze Art Fair 2011 Day 2 Review

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Go See – Seoul: Thomas Struth’s ‘Korea 2007-2010′ at Gallery Hyundai Through January 9, 2011

Monday, December 20th, 2010

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Oct. 15th Contemporary Art & 20th C Italian Art Bring In Combined Total of 30.4 million GBP

Friday, October 15th, 2010

AO On Site – London (with newslink summary): Frieze Art Fair 2010 opens to relatively brisk buying from still measured collectors

Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Go See – Berlin: George Condo at Sprüth Magers through March 2010

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – London: The January Post-War and Contemporary Auctions Begin at Sotheby’s

Monday, February 8th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

AO Onsite – Miami: Lance Armstrong’s STAGES in collaboration with O.H.W.O.W., Thursday, December 3, 2009

Friday, December 4th, 2009

AO on Site New York – Art for awareness, Lance Armstrong brings an impressive group of artists together for his Stages exhibition and auction, Art Observed was on site to speak to those involved

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

AO On Site; Frieze Round-Up: Frieze Art Fair opens under a persistent recession, but closes much more positively

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009
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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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