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AO On Site – Stockholm: Sol Lewitt “Seven Wall Drawings” at Magasin 3 Konsthall through June 6, 2010

Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Don’t Miss – New York: Sol LeWitt’s ‘Forms Derived from a Cube’ at PaceWildenstein through October 17, 2009

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

Go See: Carsten Höller’s “Reindeers and Spheres” at the Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, Through February 14th

Tuesday, January 13th, 2009

Cai Guo-Qiang Mid-Career Retrospective @ Guggenheim Museum

Monday, September 10th, 2007

Nick Cave Interviewed in NYT

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

AO On-Site – Los Angeles: Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair, February 11th – 14th, 2016

Monday, February 15th, 2016

New York – Catherine Opie: “Portraits and Landscapes” and “700 Nimes Road” at Lehmann Maupin Through February 20th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Thomas Krens in Negotiations for Museum in North Adams, MA

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sale, May 12th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AO On-Site: Frieze London at Regent’s Park, October 15th-18th, 2014

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

New York – Urs Fischer: “last supper” and “mermaid, pig, bro w/hat” at Gagosian Gallery Through May 8th, 2014

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Rome: Francesco Vezzoli: “Galleria Vezzoli” at MAXXI, through November 24th 2013

Monday, November 25th, 2013

Greenwich, CT – Andy Warhol at the Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Through September, 2013

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

New York – Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures, through March 9th 2013

Monday, February 25th, 2013

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

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Cai Guo-Qiang at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Geffen Contemporary through July 30, 2012

Thursday, April 12th, 2012


Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Art News – NADA to expand by opening new art fair in Hudson, New York this summer

Monday, March 28th, 2011

AO On Site Photoset – Paris: Jonathan Meese Opening Reception at Galerie Daniel Templon, Through February 19, 2011

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Go See – New York: Luc Tuymans "Corporate" at David Zwirner Through December 21, 2010

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Don’t Miss – Milan: Paul McCarthy ‘Pig Island’ at Palazzo Citterio, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi through July 4th, 2010

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Newslinks for Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Tuesday, November 10th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, July 4th, 2009

Saturday, July 4th, 2009
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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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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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