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Sunday, January 15th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: New York Academy of Art’s 20th Annual ‘Take Home a Nude’ Benefit at Sotheby’s, October 17, 2011

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

AO On Site Photoset with Video – New York: Bring To Light | Nuit Blanche New York 2011, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, October 1st, 2011

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Opening of Shadow Fux by Rita Ackermann and Harmony Korine at The Swiss Institute

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

AO On Site – New York: The New York Academy of Art’s 19th Annual “Take Home a Nude” Benefit at Sotheby’s October 18, 2010

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

AO Onsite: Tools For Thought – Rebuild Haiti auction held at Sotheby’s Tuesday, March 15th, New York

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Round- up – “A lot less ornament and a lot more substance”

Monday, December 7th, 2009

AO Onsite – Miami: Lance Armstrong’s STAGES in collaboration with O.H.W.O.W., Thursday, December 3, 2009

Friday, December 4th, 2009

AO on Site New York – Art for awareness, Lance Armstrong brings an impressive group of artists together for his Stages exhibition and auction, Art Observed was on site to speak to those involved

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

AO On Site – The New York Academy of Art 18th Annual Take Home a Nude at Sotheby’s October 7th, 2009

Monday, October 12th, 2009

AO On Site: Francesco Clemente “A History of the Heart in Three Rainbows” at Deitch Projects New York, through May 30th, 2009

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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