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New York – Alberto Burri: “The Trauma of Painting” at the Guggenheim Through January 6th, 2016

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 11th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 10th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, July 1st, 2015

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 30th, 2015

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – Christie’s ‘Looking Forward to the Past’ Sale, Setting a New World Auction Record of $179 Million for Pablo Picasso’s ‘Les Femmes D’Alger,’ May 11th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, February 11th, 2015

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sale, November 11th,2014

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC at Grand Palais and (OFF)ICIELLE at The City of Fashion and Design, October 22nd-26th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

London – AO Auction Recap: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, July 1st, 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

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

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

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

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 24th to the 27th, 2013

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

New York – AO Auction Results: Christie’s Postwar & Contemporary Evening Sale, Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

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

Friday, October 12th, 2012

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

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Tuesday Nov. 9th Realizes $222.5M; Warhol and Rothko are Top Lots

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Don’t Miss – London: Piotr Uklanski “Brut” at Gagosian Gallery, Through July 31, 2009

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London, Tuesday, June 30, 2009 – Another ‘solid’ sale in a diminished market

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

AO Auction Results: Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s in London on Thursday, June 25, 2009 – Total sales near top of estimates

Friday, June 26th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London. Results were overall dissapointing, Bacon, Rothko go unsold

Friday, February 13th, 2009
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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