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New York – Bushwick Open Studios, May 30th – June 2nd, 2014

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

AO On-Site: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island – May 9th-11th, 2014

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Frankfurt – Albrecht Dürer: “Dürer: His Art in Context” at the Städel Museum, through February 2nd 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014

AO on Site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Art Fair, October 23rd – 27th, 2013

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

Art Review Places Qatar’s Sheika Mayassa bint Hamad Al Thani as Most Powerful Art World Figure

Friday, October 25th, 2013

AO on site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Press Preview, October 23rd, 2013

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

New York – Paul McCarthy: “WS” at the Park Avenue Armory Through August 4th, 2013

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

Sou Fujimoto-designed Serpentine Pavilion Opens in London

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

AO On-Site – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, Opening Day

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

AO Recap – Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center: May 23rd – May 26th, 2013

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Jewish Family Seeks Return of Matisse Seized by Nazis

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Auction Recap: Old Master’s Week in New York City

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

AO On Site – Art 43 Basel Final Photoset and AO News Wrapup

Monday, June 18th, 2012

AO On Site – Basel – Artist talk with Jeff Koons at Fondation Beyeler, Thursday, June 14, 2012

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art 43 Basel Vernissage and VIP Preview

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: ‘The Spirit Level’ curated by Ugo Rondinone at Gladstone Gallery through April 21, 2012

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

AO Auction Results: Old Masters Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s January 25-26, 2012

Saturday, January 28th, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Go See – Brussels: Jeff Wall “The Crooked Path” at Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR) through September 11th, 2011

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO on site Photoset: Art Basel 42 Vernissage and VIP preview

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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