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AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 21st – 25th, 2015

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Sunday, October 18th, 2015

AO On Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair on Randall’s Island May 14th-17th, 2015

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

AO Preview – Venice, Italy – “All the World’s Futures,” the 56th Venice Biennale, May

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd – 7th, 2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

AO Recap and Photoset – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 15th-18th, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

London – Sarah Lucas: “SITUATION Absolute Beach Man Rubble” at Whitechapel Gallery Through December 15th 2013.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

Galleries

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Go See – Aarau, Switzerland: Ugo Rondinone at Aargauer Kunsthaus through August 1, 2010

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

Go See: Angus Fairhurst Retrospective at Arnolfini in Bristol, England through March 29, 2009

Thursday, February 26th, 2009

Galleries

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

AO On Site Fair Recap: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

AO Preview – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, June 1st-November 24th, 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
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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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