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Go See: Basel – ‘Holbein to Tillmans,’ Prominent Guests from The Kunstmuseum, at Schaulager through October 4th, 2009

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Go See – New York: ‘WHITE NOISE’ at James Cohan Gallery through August 12, 2009

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

AO On Site – Basel: ART 40 BASEL opened today, initial reports indicate solid activity

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

AO On Site with Photo Essay: 2009 New York Armory Show and Armory Modern, plus opening party at MoMA with Gang Gang Dance

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

AO On Site Photoset/Video/News Wrapup: Art Basel Miami Beach Survives in 2008

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Go See: Matthew Marks Gallery, Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, in New York through August 15

Thursday, July 31st, 2008
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Atelier Van Lieshout Work to Go to Centre Pompidou

October 17th, 2017

Atelier Van Lieshout, via NYTDesign group Atelier Van Lieshout’s Domestikator sculpture, originally deemed too lewd for an installation outside the Louvre, will go on view outside the Centre Pompidou.“To have this major piece in front of the Pompidou is a victory,” says Julien Lombrail, director of the London-based gallery Carpenters Workshop, which represents the artists. “It’s an incredible moment for Paris and the public when we have so many issues surrounding art and censorship. It’s important for us to engage for the future.”
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New York Times Spotlights Challenges for Fall Auction Calendar

October 17th, 2017

Francis Bacon in London, via NYTA piece in the New York Times notes the growing stature of the London Contemporary Art auctions each October, and the challenges of two sets of major auctions each fall focusing on marquee works between New York and London. “There’s a volume issue,” says advisor Anthony McNerney of this month’s sales in the British capital. “A lot of collectors were feeling ‘art blind.’ ”
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Never-Before-Auctioned Léger Leads Christie’s Auction with $65 Million Estimate

October 17th, 2017

Fernand Leger, via NYTFernand Léger’s Contraste de formes, a work which has never been auctioned, will go on sale at Christie’s next month in New York, carrying with it an estimate of $65 million.  The price would set a new record for the artist. “Executed just months before the First World War, Contraste de formes, with its groundbreaking abstract conception and its thrillingly preserved physical state, is without question a major work of Modern Art,” says Conor Jordan, deputy chairman of Impressionist and modern art at Christie’s.
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