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Detroit Institute of Arts Scrambling for Major Endowment Drive

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Greenwich – Dash Snow: “Freeze Means Run” at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center Through March 2016

Saturday, November 21st, 2015

AO On-Site Photoset – New York: Bruce High Quality Foundation Fundraiser Gala and “Arcadia” Exhibition, November 5th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

New York – Robert Rauschenberg: “Anagrams, Arcadian Retreats, and Anagrams (A Pun)” at Pace Gallery Through December 12th, 2015

Sunday, November 8th, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: RxArt Annual Benefit Honoring Urs Fischer at Stephan Weiss Studio, November 3rd, 2015

Friday, November 6th, 2015

Dia Foundation Abandons Building Plans in Favor of Existing Real Estate

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Researchers Develop Algorithim to Copy Famous Artist Styles in Under an Hour

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Venice – Cy Twombly: “Paradise” at Ca’ Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art Through September 16th, 2015

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Dia Foundation Buys “Dream House”

Saturday, April 4th, 2015

AO Preview – Miami: Art Basel and Miami Art Week, December 3rd-7th, 2014

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

Dia Foundation Use of Dan Flavin Work Leads to Debate

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Peter Brant Announces New Show at Brant Foundation

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Dia’s New Director Jessica Morgan Interviewed in WSJ

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Jessica Morgan to Take Over Directorship at Dia Foundation

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Dan Colen Profiled in The Guardian

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Detroit Nears Pension Cuts Deal that Could Spin Off Detroit Institute of Arts

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

ArtNews Profiles Rauschenberg Foundation’s Commitment to Ambitious Works

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Detroit Gets $330 Million Donation Pledge to Save DIA Collection

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

AO Fair Preview: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th-9th, 2013

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

AO – Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, Record Sale for A Warhol, Thursday, November 13, 2013

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Dia Founders Sue to Block Sotheby’s Sale of Pieces from Collection

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Art Detectives Find What May Be “Mona Lisa” Model’s Remains

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Fake social media profiles part of Dallas pension fund’s PR duel with Nasher Sculpture Center

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Artist Walter De Maria Passes Away at the Age of 77

Saturday, July 27th, 2013
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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