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BBC Takes a Look at the Early Life of Vincent Van Gogh

Friday, January 30th, 2015

New York – Douglas Gordon: “tears become…streams become….” at the Park Avenue Armory Through January 4th, 2015

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

New York – Marcel Dzama: “Une Danse des Bouffons (A Jester’s Dance)” at David Zwirner through October 25th, 2014

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

London – AO Preview: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 15th – 18th, 2014

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Court Ruling Allows Fractional Discounts for Estate Art Collections

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

New York Times Spotlights Street Artist and Activist Swoon

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Times Square Art Installation Invites Passers-By to Take Part

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Park Ave Armory Announces Extended Residency Program

Monday, April 7th, 2014

New York – “Search for the Unicorn” commemorating the 75th anniversary of The Cloisters Through August 18th, 2013

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

AO On-Site: Water Mill – The Parrish Art Museum Annual Midsummer Party: Saturday July 13th 2013

Friday, July 19th, 2013

AO On-Site: Bushwick Open Studios 2013 in Brooklyn, New York, Friday, May 31st – June 2nd.

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Knoedler Gallery Faces Another Lawsuit, This Time From Investor

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

Greek Man Arrested in 2012 Theft of Dalí Drawing at Venus Over Manhattan Gallery

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

AO Onsite – New York: ‘Dieter Roth. Björn Roth’ at Hauser & Wirth’s New Chelsea Location

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

New York – Guillermo Kuitca: “Diarios” at The Drawing Center Through December 16th, 2012

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

AO On Site – Miami Beach (final summary 1 of 2): Part 1, Random cell phone images of Art Basel Week Events and Parties

Monday, December 10th, 2012

AO On Site Miami Beach – The Wolfsonian: FIU ‘Postcards of the Wiener Werkstätte: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection’, ‘Esther Shalev-Gerz: Describing Labor’ and ‘Art and Design in the Modern Age’ Friday, Dec 7th, 2012

Monday, December 10th, 2012

AO Onsite Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2012: VIP Preview at Miami Beach Convention Center December 5th, 2012

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Christie’s focuses on Renaissance works as “value”

Saturday, November 24th, 2012

Imelda Marcos’s former personal secretary charged with theft of valuable Impressionist works

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Vernissage Photoset, Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Washington, D.C. – “Ai Weiwei: According to What?” at the Hirshhorn Museum, October 7th, 2012 – February 24th, 2013

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

AO Newslink

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

AO On Site – The Watermill Center, The Big Bang, 19th Annual Summer Benefit, Saturday July 28, 2012

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
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Economist Explores Implications on Restoration and Appraisal Technology

January 19th, 2018

Rijksmuseum, via ArchdailyA piece in The Economist looks at recent technologies in art appraisal and conservation, and questions how these developments may challenge the authority and stability of work in the field. “In the pursuit of knowledge about works of art, the language of science and that of the humanities both have to be spoken,” claims Robert van Langh, the Rijksmuseum’s head of conservation. 
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Andreas Gursky Speaks on His Early Work for The Guardian

January 19th, 2018

Andreas Gursky, via GuardianThe Guardian has an interview with Andreas Gursky this week, detailing the artist’s early experimentations in a photo of Salermo harbor that brought him to realize his most iconic works. “My teachers, the conceptual artists Bernd and Hilla Becher, had told me to avoid photographing with sunlight, blue sky or strong shadows, he says. “But I thought the warm sunlight here made for something quite kitsch. Also, up until this point, human beings had been the focus of my work – but here there were none in sight. Yet I was overwhelmed by what I saw: the complexity of the image, the accumulation of goods, the cars, the containers. I hadn’t been sure the photograph would work. I just felt compelled. It was pure intuition.”
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Tate Britain Director Alex Farquharson Interviewed in Art Newspaper

January 19th, 2018

Tate Britain, via ArtforumTate Britain director Alex Farquharson is interviewed in the Art Newspaper this week, detailing his vision for a major rehang at the museum. “Tate Britain has an exciting role in presenting art in a societal context, both past and present, so it is a question of the stories that we tell,” he says. “I have set out three pillars that inform our curatorial choices and how we communicate them. These are a trio of relationships: art and society, history and the present, and Britain and the world.”
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