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Lisson Gallery Opening Second Exhibition Space in New York

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Pace Gallery Opening New Location in Seoul

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Boyle Heights Art Space Closes After Repeated Protests from Anti-Gentrification Activists

Friday, February 24th, 2017

New York – Adrian Ghenie: “Recent Paintings” at Pace Gallery Through February 18th, 2017

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Whitney’s Jay Sanders Named Executive Director at Artists Space

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

New York – Keith Sonnier: “Ebo River and Early Works” at Pace Gallery Through January 21st, 2017

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Marianne Boesky to Open Exhibition Space in Aspen

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Artspace Lays Off Over Half of Its Office

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Protestors Attacked Outside Artists Space in TriBeCa

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

ICA Miami Opening Permanent Space on December 1st

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

WSJ Cutting Space for Arts and Culture

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Kader Attia Opening Project Space in Paris

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

JTT Expands to 1,500 Sq. Foot Second Floor Space on LES

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

David Byrne and Collaborator Mala Gaonkar Opening Neuroscience Lab in Pace’s Menlo Park Space

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Leo Villareal Now Represented by Pace

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Cardi Gallery Opening Exhibition Space in London

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Stefan Kalmár Leaves Artists Space to Head ICA London

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Marian Goodman Opening New Space in Paris

Friday, September 16th, 2016

New York – Eddie Peake: “Head” at the Reopened Jeffrey Deitch Space at 18 Wooster, September 8th-10th, 2016

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

Art Space Dedicated to Arte Povera Set to Open in Hudson Valley

Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Ibid Gallery Relocates to 13,000 Sq. Foot Space in LA

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Lisa Cooley Closing Space on LES

Monday, August 29th, 2016

New York — “Blackness in Abstraction” at Pace Gallery Through August 19th, 2016

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Bortolami to Open Series of Unique Exhibition Spaces Across U.S.

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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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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