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Thursday, July 7th, 2011

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Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Breaking News – Obituary and News Summary: Cy Twombly dies at the age of 83 in Rome

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Go See – New York: Paul Thek “Diver: A Retrospective” at the Whitney Museum through January 9th, 2011

Monday, December 27th, 2010

AO On Site – New York: ‘Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity,’ featuring Paul Klee, Vasily Kandinsky, Josef Albers, and more at MoMA through Jan. 25, 2010

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Go See – New York: Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster 'chronotopes & dioramas' presented by the Dia Art Foundation at the Hispanic Society of America through April 18, 2009

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday July 14, 2009

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Go See: Gerhard Richter's Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in London through May 31st 2009

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

Go See (with Video): Martin Kippenberger Retrospective at MoMA, New York, through May 11, 2009

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

AO On Site Photoset/Video/News Wrapup: Art Basel Miami Beach Survives in 2008

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Don’t Miss The Opening: Arrival of Christie’s-owned gallery, Haunch of Venison, in New York, Friday September 12

Saturday, September 6th, 2008
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Sotheby’s to Reset Modigliani Auction Record with Massive $150 Million Estimate this May

April 24th, 2018

Modigliani, via Art NewsSotheby’s will set a new world auction record with Amedeo Modigliani’s Nu couché (sur le côté gauche) at this month’s Impressionist and Modern Sale in New York, with an estimate of more than $150 million. The figure is the highest estimate ever placed on a work of art, and has already been confirmed as a record breaker. “This painting reimagines the nude for the modern era,” says Simon Shaw, the co-head worldwide of Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art department.
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NYT Spotlights Museums’ Efforts to Highlight Latinx Artists

April 24th, 2018

Clarissa Tossin, via NYTA piece in the New York Times this week notes the increased focus by museums towards Latinx artists.  “We’re at a really important point in history where plural curatorial voices can show not just a survey,” says Marcela Guerrero, who was recently hired as the Whitney’s first curator specializing in Latinx artists. “We can now go deeper and start unpacking what Latino art really is.”
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Anicka Yi Interviewed in Frieze

April 24th, 2018

Anicka Yi, via FriezeAnicka Yi is interviewed in Frieze this week, discussing her practice and what she sees as the next steps for women in the arts. “In general, I learned fairly early on that cisgender, straight-identifying females tend to not help other women,” she says of her early experience in the arts. “It’s not even a conscious malicious act, in most instances. It’s a deep conditioning that somehow distancing yourself from the perceived ‘weaker pack’, with all its attendant baggage, might advance your uniqueness as an individual, making you less prone to be judged as a ‘vulnerable woman’.”
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