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AO Events and Art Preview – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and Miami Art Week, December 3rd – 6th, 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Gerhard Richter Shows Color Charts in London

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sale, November 11th,2014

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

New York – Independent Projects at Center 548, November 6th-8th, 10th-15th, 2014

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Pierre Soulages Profiled in New York Times

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Art Evening Sales, February 10th-13th, 2014

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

Emmanuel Perrotin Profiled in Wall Street Journal

Saturday, September 21st, 2013

Yves Klein’s Monotone Symphony to Play in New York

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

L&M Arts Los Angeles to Close

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

AO Newslink

Sunday, September 16th, 2012
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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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