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

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Overall Summary, December 1-4, 2011

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

AO On Site Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Art Public Sculpture Park in Collins Park, December 1-4, 2011

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

AO On Site Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 – AO’s selected preview, guide, and news summary to the 10th Anniversary Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair and associated events

Monday, November 28th, 2011

AO News Summary: Google Art Project Launch Takes Museums Virtual

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Go See – New York: "Alternative Histories" at Exit Art through November 24, 2010

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

Breaking News: Charles Saatchi Donates his Gallery and over 200 works worth roughly $37.5 million to the UK to create London Museum of Contemporary art upon his retirement in 2012

Thursday, July 1st, 2010

AO On Site – Philadelphia: Marcel Duchamp “Étant donnés” at Philadelphia Museum of Art, through November 29, 2009

Sunday, September 6th, 2009

News Alert: $100M Caravaggio Stolen From Ukranian Museum

Friday, August 1st, 2008

Performa Opens in New York

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

Venice – Jimmie Durham: ‘Venice: Objects, Work and Tourism’ at Fondazione Querini Stampalia through September 20th, 2015

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Hiroshi Sugimoto Awarded Isamu Noguchi Prize

Friday, May 16th, 2014

MoCA North Miami Files Suit Against City Over Maintenance, Funding

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Wangechi Mutu Profiled in New York Magazine

Saturday, September 7th, 2013

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening and Italian Sales, October 11th, 2012

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

AO Interview: Nir Hod on ‘Mother’ at Paul Kasmin Gallery through April 28, 2012

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Monday, September 26th, 2011

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

Monday, June 6th, 2011

Go See – New York: Evan Penney at Sperone Westwater on the Bowery through March 26th, 2011

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

AO Auction Results and news summary: Results at Sotheby's Hong Kong Auctions Indicate Continued Growth of Chinese Market, Record Set for Zhang Xiaogang

Friday, October 8th, 2010

Don’t Miss – Queens, New York: Greater New York at MoMA PS1 Through October 18, 2010

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

AO News Summary – Berlin: Stolen Caravaggio Worth $100 million Recovered by German Police

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

AO On Site – Long Island City: ‘Greater New York’ Opens at PS1 MoMA through October 20, 2010

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Go See – New York: Claude Monet – Late Work at Gagosian Gallery on 21st Street through June 26, 2010

Thursday, May 20th, 2010
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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