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AO News – New York: New York Gallery Week begins today May 7 through May, 10th 2010

Friday, May 7th, 2010

AO Auction/Event Preview -Watermill, New York: The 16th Annual Watermill Summer Auction and Benefit July 25, 2009

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

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

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Go See: Group Exhibition Espèces d’Espaces at Yvon Lambert New York, through May 16, 2009

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Embattled Lehman Brothers CEO and wife to auction $20 million of post-war and contemporary art through Christie’s

Saturday, September 27th, 2008

AO On Site – New York: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller, “The Murder of Crows” at The Park Avenue Armory, through September 9th

Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Taipei, Taiwan: Ai Weiwei 'Ai Weiwei, Absent' at Taipei Fine Arts Museum through January 29, 2012

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

GO See – Baden-Baden: Neo Rauch at the Museum Frieder Burda through September 18th, 2011

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

AO Newslinks for Tuesday December 1st, 2009

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Go See – London: Ed Ruscha at the Hayward Gallery through January 10, 2010

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, April 13, 2009

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Serra's monumental "Forty Years" review at MoMA

Friday, June 1st, 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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