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New York – AO On Site: The Whitney Museum of American Art Annual Gala and Studio Party, Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

New York – AO On Site: Dia Art Foundation’s Fall Night, Monday, November 12th, 2012

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Artists for Obama event, Gemini G.E.L at Joni Moisant Weyl, Monday, September 24, 2012

Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Los Angeles: Regen Projects’ Inaugural Exhibition of New Gallery at 6750 Santa Monica Boulevard on Sept. 22nd

Monday, September 24th, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Contemporary Art Evening Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s Bring in Over $550M, Several Artist Records Set

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

AO On Site – Auction Results – “Artists for Haiti” Benefit Auction at Christie’s New York Organized by Ben Stiller and David Zwirner Raises $13.7M For Charity

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

AO On site – New York (with Photoset): The New Museum's Festival of Ideas For the New City, Wednesday May 4th to Sunday May 8th, 2011

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection’ at Whitney Museum of American Art through May 1, 2011

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

AO AUCTION RESULTS: Sotheby’s sale of works from The Neuberger Berman and Lehman Brothers Corporate Art Collections raises $12.3 million in New York, September 25th, 2010

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Go See – Los Angeles: 'Picture Industry' at Regen Projects through August 21st, 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

AO On Site – Art Basel, Switzerland: Art 41 Basel Preview, Buyers Active

Tuesday, June 15th, 2010

Go See – Berlin: ‘Self-Consciousness’ Curated by Hilton Als and Peter Doig at Veneklasen Werner through June 26th, 2010

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Go See – New York: Luhring Augustine celebrates its 25th Anniversary through June 19th, 2010

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

Gap Releases Whitney Artists T-Shirts

Friday, May 16th, 2008

AO Newslink

Friday, November 16th, 2012
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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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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