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Go See – New York: Robert & Ethel Scull 'Portrait of a Collection' at Aquavella Galleries through May 27, 2010

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

Go See – Moscow: Mark Rothko – Into the Unknown World, The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture on view until August 14, 2010

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Go see – New York: 'Monet's Water Lilies' at MoMA through April 12, 2010

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Go See – Berlin: The Pietzch Art Collection on Display at the Neue Nationalgalerie through November 22, 2009.

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

Go See: Ellsworth Kelly Paintings and Drawings at Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, through April 11, 2009

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

AO November Auction Roundup 3 of 5: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art, New York, Wednesday, November 12th: Basquiat’s “Boxer” sells while the Bacon does not, “The market is adjusting down”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Embattled Lehman Brothers CEO and wife to auction $20 million of post-war and contemporary art through Christie’s

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

Don’t Miss The Opening: Arrival of Christie’s-owned gallery, Haunch of Venison, in New York, Friday September 12

Saturday, September 6th, 2008
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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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