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Sunday, November 11th, 2012

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist and Modern Sales at Christie’s and Sotheby’s, May 1-2, 2012

Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

Go See – Los Angeles: Pacific Standard Time, October 2011 through March 2012

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

AO On Site – Los Angeles: James Turrell at Kayne Griffin Corcoran through December 17, 2011

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Go See – Madrid: Yayoi Kusama at Museo Reina Sofia through September 12th, 2011

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Go See: Los Angeles: John Baldessari at LACMA, through September 12, 2010

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Go See – Los Angeles: 'Dennis Hopper Double Standard' curated by Julian Schnabel at MOCA through September 26th, 2010

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Go See – London: Francis Alÿs at the Tate Modern until September 5th

Friday, July 9th, 2010

AO News Summary – New Haven: Yale University Basement Yields Possible Velázquez

Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

Go See – London: Richard Wright at Gagosian Gallery through October 3rd , 2009

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

Go See – Brussels: John Baldessari at Greta Meert Gallery through July, 25th 2009.

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

PaceWildenstein Gallery opening in Beijing

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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