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AO Auction Preview: Two years after declaring bankruptcy Lehman Brothers hopes to sell hundred of artworks worth millions at 3 auctions in UK & US

Friday, August 20th, 2010

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

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Go See: Tracey Emin ’20 Years’ at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh until November 9, 2008

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

Go See: Matthew Marks Gallery, Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, in New York through August 15

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Go See: Tracey Emin Curates at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, through August 17

Friday, July 18th, 2008

AO On Site: “Pretty Ugly” at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Maccarone in New York, through August 29

Friday, July 11th, 2008
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Ghent Museum Embroiled in Controversy Over Fake Russian Avant-Garde Works

January 18th, 2018

Museum Fine Arts Ghent, via Art NewspaperA major controversy is boiling over in Ghent over an exhibition that featured over 25 works attributed to Russian avant-garde artists like Kazimir Malevich and Wassily Kandinsky, which are being labeled as fake by a group of curators and museum professionals.  The news broke thanks to an open letter published by the group of professionals which is printed in full today at the Art Newspaper.
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Moscow Embarking on Building Project to Recreate itself as “Cultural Capital”

January 18th, 2018

Rendering of GES2, via Art NewspaperMoscow is set to embark on a project to build its own “Museum Mile,” part of a project by the Russian city to make it a “cultural capital of the world.” “The idea arrived after understanding the level of cultural segregation in which Moscow has been for so long,” says Teresa Mavica of the V-A-C Foundation. “It’s time for the Russian capital to become more open, for institutions to work together and themselves become an important actor of the social movement—that is what I mean by an art revolution.”
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Renovations at Corcoran Lead to Criticism from Current Students

January 18th, 2018

Corcoran, via City PaperWashington City Paper spotlights the current construction underway at the Corcoran Gallery and George Washington University Art School, and the issues it has caused for current students, some of whom accuse the institution of endangering their health.  “In terms of this being an environmentally safe place to be, it is, and if it were not, I would shut it down,” said Darell Darnell, senior associate vice president for safety and security at the George Washington University.
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