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Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2013 Preview, June 13th-16th, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

New York – Ragnar Kjartansson: “The Visitors” at Luhring Augustine through March 16th, 2013

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Gateshead – Jim Shaw: “The Rinse Cycle” at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art through February 17, 2013

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Moscow – “Joseph Beuys: Appeal for an Alternative” at The Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Through November 15th

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

AO On Site – Basel: Art Parcours night at Art 43 Basel, June 13, 2012

Friday, June 15th, 2012

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

AO On Site with Photoset – New York: Frieze Art Fair on Randall’s Island, MAY 4–7, 2012

Friday, May 4th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Nicholas Party 'Still life, Stones and Elephants,' Jimmie Durham 'Marquette for a Museum of Switzerland,' and Pati Hertling 'Heart to Hand' featuring Zoe Leonard, Klara Liden, Adam Pendleton, Oscar Tuazon, and Elias Hansen at Swiss Institute through April 15, 2012

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Don’t Miss – New York: Uta Barth at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery through December 22, 2011

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Ile de Vassiviere, France: Thomas Houseago at Centre International d’art et du Paysage through October 23, 2011

Friday, October 21st, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: The Courtauld Institute’s “One of a Thousand Ways to Defeat Entropy,” through November 27, 2011

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

AO On Site – Brussels: Opening of Paul McCarthy “Selected Works” at Charles Riva Collection, through October 2, 2011 with interview with gallerist Charles Riva

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale and Art of the Surreal Sale at Christie’s London on Wednesday February 9, 2011 Bring in £84.9 million ($136.3 million); Record-Breaking Bonnard is Top Lot

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Picasso and Gauguin Lead Impressionist & Modern Art Sales at Sotheby's & Christie's in London February 7-8th, 2011

Sunday, February 6th, 2011

AO On Site fair and event preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 begins today through December 5th

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC 2010 Art Fair Review and Final Photo Set

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Go See – Denmark: Sophie Calle at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, through October 24th, 2010

Sunday, July 4th, 2010

AO ONSITE – New York: Opening Reception, ‘A Ways A Way’, Curated by Meredith Darrow & Devendra Banhart, Half Gallery, Through July 8th, 2010

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Don’t Miss – Middlesbrough, UK: Ellsworth Kelly at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art through February 21, 2010

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Go See – Santiago, Chile: Gordon Matta-Clark at Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes through January 24, 2009

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

AO Onsite Miami Beach – New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Art Fair opens at The Deauville Beach Resort in Miami alongside and will run through December 6 – many galleries sell out within one hour of opening

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Go See – New York: Paul McCarthy ‘White Snow’ at Hauser & Wirth through December 24, 2009

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009

Go See – Middlesbrough, England: Gerhard Richter at Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, through November 15, 2009

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009
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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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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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