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AO on site photoset – London, Frieze Week: Opening night of the The Return of the House of the Nobleman, private viewing

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Go See – Berlin: John Baldessari’s ‘Double Feature’ at Sprueth Magers through October 29, 2011

Saturday, October 15th, 2011

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Evening Sale Realizes $157M for 32 Lots Sold; Record Set with $40M Schiele

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Go See – New York: Arp/Brancusi Show at Mitchell-Innes & Nash Gallery through May 6th, 2011

Thursday, April 14th, 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

Go See – London: Joseph Cornell and Karen Kilimnik at Sprueth Magers through August 27, 2010

Friday, August 6th, 2010

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

Friday, June 18th, 2010

AO On Site – Stockholm: Dali Dali featuring Francesco Vezzoli at the Moderna Museet through January 17th 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Go See – Berlin: The Pietzch Art Collection on Display at the Neue Nationalgalerie through November 22, 2009.

Saturday, July 18th, 2009

New York – “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937″ at the Neue Galerie Through September 1st, 2014

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

London – Donald Judd at David Zwirner Grafton Street Through September 19th, 2013

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

New York – “German Expressionism 1900-1930: Masterpieces from the Neue Galerie Collection” at The Neue Galerie, Through April 22nd, 2013

Sunday, April 21st, 2013

Berlin Museums Face Difficulties in Accepting Gift of Private Collection Valued at €150 million Due to Lack of Space

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 VIP Preview Day News Roundup and Photoset, Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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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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