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Bill Viola to Return to Florence for Career Retrospective Next Year

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 27th, 2016

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

London – Mark Wallinger: “ID” at Hauser and Wirth Through May 7th, 2016

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd-26th, 2016

Monday, March 21st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, February 11th, 2016

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 8th, 2015

Monday, November 9th, 2015

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 21st – 25th, 2015

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

New York – Adrián Vilar Rojas: “Two Suns” at Marian Goodman Through October 10th, 2015

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

New York – Matthew Darbyshire: “Suite” at Lisa Cooley Through March 29th, 2015

Friday, March 27th, 2015

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 3rd – 8th, 2015

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Old Masters’ Week, January 28th-29th, 2015

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

New York – Mario Schifano: “The ‘60s” at Luxembourg & Dayan Through January 10th, 2015

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

ADAA Art Show Releases Its Exhibitor List

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

London – Paul McCarthy: “WS SC” at Hauser & Wirth Through November 1st, 2014

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Philippine Government Seizes Artworks from Marcos Family Residence

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

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

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2014 Preview, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – London: Contemporary Evening Auctions, February 10th-13th, 2014

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

Martha Beck, Founder of Drawing Center, Has Passed Away at the Age of 75

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

The Morgan To Digitize Full Collection of Drawings

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Pinault to Exhibit Private Collection During FIAC

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

New York – Wim Delvoye at Sperone Westwater Through June 28th, 2013

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

AO Preview – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, June 1st-November 24th, 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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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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Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


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