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AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 1st – 6th, 2016

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

New York – Lizzi Bougatsos: “Work Habits” at James Fuentes, through February 7th, 2016

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

AO Fair Recap – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 2nd – 6th, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, July 1st, 2015

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales, June 29th – July 1st, 2015

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Rare Bernini Sculpture Acquired by Getty

Friday, June 19th, 2015

New York: Cecily Brown “The English Garden” at Maccarone Gallery Through June 20th, 2015

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: SPRING/BREAK Art Show at Skylight Moynihan Station, March 3rd-8th, 2015

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

New York – Maurizio Cattelan: “Cosa Nostra” at S|2 Through November 26th, 2014 and Venus Over Manhattan Through January 10th, 2015

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

AO Auction Preview – New York: Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales November 11th-13th, 2014

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

London- “In Homage” at Skarstedt Gallery Through August 8th, 2014

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

New York — “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at The Whitney Museum of Art Through October 19th, 2014

Friday, July 4th, 2014

AO Recap – Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, Wednesday May 14th, 2014

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

AO Auction Preview – New York: Contemporary Art Evening Sales, May 12th-15th, 2014

Monday, May 12th, 2014

AO On-Site: NADA New York at Basketball City, May 9th-11th, 2014

Monday, May 12th, 2014

Never-Before Auctioned Jeff Koons Sculpture to Anchor Sotheby’s May Auctions

Monday, April 14th, 2014

London – “New Order II: British Art Now” at Saatchi Gallery Through March 23rd, 2014

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

RIP Leon Ferrari, Argentine Conceptualist

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

AO On-Site – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, Opening Day

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Tokyo – Francis Bacon: “BACON” at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Through May 26th 2013

Monday, May 27th, 2013

The Vatican Gets Contemporary Art Pavilion at Venice Biennale

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Francis Bacon Paintings Discovered on Backs of Other Works

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

AO On – Site Interview: Andrea Mary Marshall at the Opening of “Gia Condo” – Thursday, January 17th, 2013 at Allegra LaViola

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012
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Jerry Saltz Triumphs Over TriBeCa’s Art World Ascendance

September 18th, 2019

Jerry Saltz pens a piece in NY Mag this week trumpeting the return of the TriBeCa art scene, as a range of galleries open in the neighborhood. “Against all odds, can New York have a good art neighborhood with a walkable density of galleries?” He asks.  “Galleries with wooden floors, flaws, and funny footprints, which are more like where artists actually make art than all those perfect, concrete-floored slick showrooms?”
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Whitney Breaks Ground on Monumental David Hammons Sculpture

September 18th, 2019

The Whitney has broken ground on David Hammons’s Day’s End (2020), a permanent install across from the museum in the southern edge of Gansevoort Peninsula.  The piece is referred to by the artist as a “ghost monument” to Gordon Matta-Clark’s 1975 work of the same name in the same location.
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Ragnar Kjartansson Interviewed on Making ‘The Visitors’

September 18th, 2019

The Guardian’s running series of highlights of 21st Century arts features Ragnar Kjartansson’s The Visitors, calling it the best artwork of the 21st Century so far.  “It has a special place in my heart, but it was such a feelgood piece that I had to make some really dark shit afterwards,” he says of his work. “No artist has a favorite piece. Maybe you can pick one when you’re really old – but it’s something I’m super proud of. It took on a life of its own.”
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