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Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Onsite (with photoset) – White Column’s 2011 Benefit Auction, Saturday, May 14th 2011

Monday, May 16th, 2011

AO On Site (with photoset) – New York: Benefit for The Foundation for Contemporary Arts held at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Lower East Side, Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Friday, December 10th, 2010

AO Onsite: BOMB Magazine’s 29th Anniversary Gala & Silent Auction at the National Arts Club, New York – Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

AO News: Winners of ‘Rob Pruitt Presents: The First Annual Art Awards’ Announced at Ceremony at the Guggenheim Museum

Friday, October 30th, 2009

Go See – Washington, DC: ‘PAINT MADE FLESH’ at The Phillips Collection through September 13, 2009

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Contemporary Fine Arts

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Salomon Contemporary’s ‘Sex & Sensuality’ Exhibit On View This Weekend

Friday, August 31st, 2007

Go See – London: Martin Eder at Hauser & Wirth, through September 26, 2009

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

AO On Site: Creative Time presents Democracy In America at the Convergence Center in the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, September 21 through 27

Friday, September 26th, 2008
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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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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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