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AO Auction Preview – New York: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Sales May 9-12, 2011

Monday, May 9th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Sale on Wednesday February 16, 2011 Realizes £61.4 million ($99.2 million); Warhol & Martial Raysse Are Top Lots

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

AO AUCTION RESULTS: DISAPPOINTMENT AT PHILLIPS DE PURY’S LONDON CONTEMPORARY ART AUCTION on june 29th AS THE SALE FELL SHORT OF PRESALE ESTIMATES

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

AO AUCTION RESULTS: FEW SURPRISES AT SOTHEBY’S CONTEMPORARY EVENING AUCTION JUNE 28 LONDON

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Round- up – “A lot less ornament and a lot more substance”

Monday, December 7th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Phillips de Pury’s Contemporary Evening Sale Wednesday November 12, 2009 – a modest sale totaling within estimate at $7,099,250

Friday, November 13th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Tuesday November 11, 2009 – Only Two Lots Go Unsold in a highly successful Sale Dominated by Warhol

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Friday October 16th, exceeds expections of conservative estimates

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sale Friday October 16th, Overall, expectations are reached and in many cases exceeded

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, June 13, 2009

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, April 13, 2009

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

AO Roundup: 2008 Frieze Art Fair, Sotheby’s, Christie’s and Phillips London Auctions; Art Market Inflection Point Reached

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Update: Damien Hirst goes to Auction at Sotheby’s, September 15-16, 2008

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

The Man With 800 Warhols

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

Jeff Koon’s “Diamond (Blue)” sells under estimate

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

2007 Whitney Gala & Studio Party

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007
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Laura Owens Makes Statement on Protests Against 356 S. Mission Rd

November 16th, 2017

356 MissionArtist Laura Owens has penned a public statement on the current pressure her project space, 356 S. Mission, is facing from anti-gentrification activists. “Alongside the protesters’ demands to close, we have also heard the voices of artists, community groups, families, and individuals in the area who want 356 to remain open,” she writes. “In addition to urgent basic needs and facilities, people in all neighborhoods, of all ethnicities and classes, benefit from quality education and art. We do not believe that access to one should sacrifice the other in a healthy and thriving society. I have always been and remain committed to engaging in productive dialogue that results in effective actions to battle the issues facing our communities.”
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Darsie Alexander Appointed Chief Curator at Jewish Museum

November 16th, 2017

Darsie Alexander, via ArtforumDarsie Alexander has been appointed the Susan and Elihu Rose Chief Curator at the Jewish Museum in New York, Artforum reports. “The Jewish Museum has a remarkable collection that includes contemporary art, historical objects, material culture, and Jewish ceremonial art,” she says. “This combination allows for a lively dialogue between culturally diverse works related to Jewish identity and the groundbreaking work of artists who have shaped art history in profound ways.”
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Agnes Gund’s Art for Justice Fund Announces First Round of Grants

November 16th, 2017

Agnes Gund, via ArtforumAgnes Gund’s recently announced Art for Justice organization has announced $22 million in its first round of grants to arts and criminal justice organizations to fight mass incarceration in the United States. “My hope is that the work supported by the Art for Justice Fund will help create a groundswell that drives reforms well beyond these specific programs,” she says. “The problem of mass incarceration touches every community across the country, and we need to work together to find creative solutions to build a better, safer future for all our children.”
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