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AO Onsite (with photoset) – White Column’s 2011 Benefit Auction, Saturday, May 14th 2011

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Go See – New York: Lee Lozano ‘Tools’ at Hauser & Wirth through February 19, 2011

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

AO On Site (with photoset) – New York: Benefit for The Foundation for Contemporary Arts held at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Lower East Side, Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Friday, December 10th, 2010

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

Monday, February 15th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

AO Newslinks for Tuesday December 1st, 2009

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday November 4th, 2009

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Go See – New York: The Figure and Dr. Freud at Haunch of Venison, featuring JONATHAN MEESE, GEORGE CONDO, CECILY BROWN, ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, ALICE NEEL, FRANCIS BACON, DIANE ARBUS, WILLEM DE KOONING, PICASSO AND MORE. Through August 22, 2009

Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Go See: ‘Electricity’ group show at Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, through April 25, 2009

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

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

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Go See: Fernand Léger Retrospective at Beyeler Foundation, Switzerland through September 17

Friday, August 29th, 2008

The ADAA ART FAIR, February 21st through 25th in New York

Friday, February 22nd, 2008

Museum of Modern Art

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

Kinz, Tillou + Feigen

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007
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Maurizio Cattelan Profiled in NYT

April 24th, 2017

Maurizio Cattelan, via NYTMaurizio Cattelan is profiled in the New York Times this week, as a documentary on the artist hits theaters.  “Underneath it all, Maurizio’s a good person,” says director Maura Axelrod of the artist’s mischievous personality. “He’s not careening through life trying to upset people. His overall approach is playful. Although maybe not the Stephanie Seymour piece. That might be the exception.”
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Magdalena Abakanowicz Passes Away at the age of 86

April 24th, 2017

Embryology 1978-80 by Magdalena Abakanowicz born 1930Polish sculptor Magdalena Abakanowicz has passed away at the age of 86.  The artist’s long career frequently challenged the authoritarian regime of Cold War Poland, and the impact of war on the psyche of its people.  “We are finally still questioning our own existence, the problem of our existence,” she once said, “because this is the greatest question and the greatest mystery—existence and sense or non-sense, the extraordinary power of man and his extraordinary weakness.”
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Case Over Pieter Bruegel the Younger Painting Hints at Problems with Painting Valuations

April 24th, 2017

Pieter Bruegel the Younger, via NYTThe New York Times reports on a recent court decision over the valuation and sale of a Pieter Bruegel the Younger the painting, where evidence showed a trend towards auction houses underpricing works so as to win favor from sellers when the works sold at strong prices.  The ruling echoes assertions by the I.R.S. that prices given for artworks are a likely “high abuse area.”
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