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AO Summary and Links – Hong Kong: Hong Kong International Art Fair, May 17–20, 2012

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Friday, May 11th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 94 & 92, March 8-11, 2012

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AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

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AO on site Photoset Preview: Art 42 Basel – Art Unlimited and Art Statements at the main fair

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Go See – Margate, UK: “Revealed: Turner Contemporary Opens” through September 4th 2011

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results: Carte Blanche & Contemporary Evening Sales at Phillips de Pury in New York on Monday Nov. 8 Together Realize $137M; Warhol sells for $63.4M

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Go See – New York: Ragnar Kjartansson at Luhring Augustine, through August 13

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Zaha Hadid’s Chanel Mobile Art Space coming to Central Park October 20th to November 9th

Monday, July 28th, 2008

French estuary on display

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AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 7th – 10th, 2017

Friday, December 8th, 2017
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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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