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AO on Site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Art Fair, October 23rd – 27th, 2013

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Work Crews Remove Several Mural Clad Sections of the Berlin Wall

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

AO Newslink

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

AO On Site with Photoset – New York: NADA Art Fair, May 4–7, 2012

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

AO Onsite – New York: Friday, June 24th, 2011 – Kenny Scharf's 'The Gates Project' and Cosmic Cavern Party

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Go See – New York: 'Off the Wall: Part One, Thirty Performative Actions' at the Whitney Museum of American Art, through September 19th, 2010

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

AO AUCTION RESULTS: TURNER & RUBINS ARE TOP LOTS AT SOTHEBY’S & CHRISTIE’S OLD MASTER AUCTIONS LONDON JULY 6 & 7

Thursday, July 8th, 2010

Disappointing Russian art sales results in London from multiple auctions consistent with recent November New York Contemporary, Modern and Impressionist sales results; the art market continues to soften

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

The first major post-financial collapse art market event, The 2008 Frieze Art Fair, in London, is on right now.

Friday, October 17th, 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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