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AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, March 8th, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

AO Preview – Miami Beach: Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach, November 30th – December 4th, 2016

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2016

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

New York – Tacita Dean : ‘…my English breath in foreign clouds’ at Marian Goodman, New York Through April 23, 2016

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: SPRING/BREAK Art Show in the Skylight at Moynihan Station, March 1st – 7th, 2016

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

AO On-Site – New York: SPRING/BREAK Art Show at Skylight Moynihan Station, March 3rd-8th, 2015

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC at Grand Palais and (OFF)ICIELLE at The City of Fashion and Design, October 22nd-26th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

New York – Spring Exhibitions at The New Museum Through June 29th, 2014

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

AO Preview – Frieze New York Art Week, May 7th – 11th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

AO On-Site: Dia Art Foundation Fall Gala, Monday, November 11, 2013

Monday, November 18th, 2013

AO – Auction Results: Phillips Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Monday, November 11, 2013

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

New York – James Turrell at The Guggenheim Museum Through September 25th, 2013

Friday, August 9th, 2013

AO On-Site: Water Mill – The Parrish Art Museum Annual Midsummer Party: Saturday July 13th 2013

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Susanne du Toit’s portrait of son wins BP portrait award

Friday, June 21st, 2013

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

New York – Vito Schnabel presents “White Collar Crimes” at Acquavella Galleries, Through March 27th 2013

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

New York – AO On Site: The Kitchen Benefit Art Auction, November 26th, 2012

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

New York City – Galleries, Artists and Museums Clean Up and Recover from Hurricane Sandy as Power is Restored: Ways to Help

Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Frieze London: Art Fair Preview, Schedule and News Summary, October 11th-14th, 2012

Monday, October 8th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

AO On Site: “Friends with Benefits” at Lehmann Maupin through August 10, 2012

Friday, August 10th, 2012

AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst Retrospective at Tate Modern through September 9, 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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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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