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Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Go See: Lauffs Collection at Hauser & Wirth, Zürich through July 26

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

Leo Castelli

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

The Tate Modern Borrows Major Rauschenberg Assemblage for Retrospective

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

New York – “A Wasteland” at LOMEX Gallery Through January 17th, 2016

Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

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

Monday, November 9th, 2015

New York – “PAVILLON DE L’ESPRIT NOUVEAU: A 21st Century Show Home” at Swiss Institute Through November 8th, 2015

Saturday, October 24th, 2015

AO On Site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Sculpture Garden at the Tuileries, October 20-23, 2011

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Go See – London: Barry McGee at Stuart Shave/Modern Art through August 13th, 2011

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

AO Onsite – Paris: Richard Prince “American Prayer” at the Bibliothèque nationale de France through June 26th, 2011

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

AO Breaking Auction News: Record $106.5 million paid for Pablo Picasso's 1932 portrait of his mistress at Christie's, New York

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

Go see – Los Angeles: ‘Collection: MoCA’s first thirty years’ Museum of Contemporary Art through May 3rd

Friday, December 18th, 2009

AO Summary: What’s the Significance of the Salander-O’Reilly Gallery Bankruptcy Claims?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

New Phillips de Pury Howick Place Opening Early 2008

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007
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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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