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Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: The Courtauld Institute’s “One of a Thousand Ways to Defeat Entropy,” through November 27, 2011

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Dasha Zukhova and The Garage Center for Contemporary Culture presents “Commercial Break” curated by Neville Wakefield

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Sale Tuesday November 10, 2009 – Top Lots Go Unsold

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

Go See – Thessaloniki, Greece: ‘RODCHENKO & POPOVA: DEFINING CONSTRUCTIVISM’ at The State Museum of Contemporary Art, through September 20, 2009

Monday, August 3rd, 2009

Go See – Amsterdam: The Russian Hermitage Museum’s new Permanent Site in Amsterdam – Inaugural Exhibition ‘At The Russian Court’ through January 31, 2010

Thursday, July 16th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Contemporary Art Evening Sale at Sotheby’s in London on Thursday, June 25, 2009 – Total sales near top of estimates

Friday, June 26th, 2009

AO Auction Preview: Summer auctions in London at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury start tomorrow

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Go See: Wolfgang Tillmans "Strings" at Galerie Chantal Crousel in Paris, September 13 through October 25, 2008

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Saville's Saguinary Suspension

Monday, August 13th, 2007
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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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