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AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 1st – 6th, 2016

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist, Modern and Art of the Surreal Evening Sales, February 2nd 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

New York – “2015:1947″ at Equity Gallery through November 28th, 2015

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, May 14th, 2015

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

AO Auction Preview – New York: Impressionist/Modern and Post-War/Contemporary Auctions, May 5th-14th, 2015

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

New York – Karl Holmqvist and Rikrit Tiravanija at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise Through April 25th, 2015

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

New York – Brendan Lynch: “Mountains Collection” at Howard St Through March 1st, 2015

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

London – Danh Vo: “Homosapiens” at Marian Goodman Gallery through February 21st, 2015

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Paris – David Altmejd: “Flux” at the Musée d’Art Moderne Through February 1st, 2015

Monday, January 19th, 2015

New York – Ragnar Kjartansson: “A Lot of Sorrow” at Luhring Augustine Bushwick Through December 21st, 2014

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

Metropolitan Museum of Art President Announces Plans to Step Down

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

New York – Carrie Mae Weems: “Three Decades of Photography” at The Guggenheim Through May 14th, 2014

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

New York — Sigmar Polke: Early Works on Paper On View at Michael Werner Gallery Through June 7, 2014

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

New York – Jordan Wolfson at David Zwirner Through April 19th, 2014

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

AO Auction Preview: Frieze London Auction Week, October 17th-20th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

New York – Ellsworth Kelly: “At Ninety” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through June 29th, 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

New York – Paul McCarthy: “WS” at the Park Avenue Armory Through August 4th, 2013

Saturday, June 22nd, 2013

New York- Ellsworth Kelly: “Singular Forms 1966-2009″ at Mnuchin Gallery through June 1st, 2013

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

David Hockney Speaks on Death of Assistant

Saturday, May 25th, 2013

‘Becoming Picasso’ at Courtauld Gallery, London through May 26, 2013

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby’s and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, Tonight May 7th and tomorrow May 8th, 2013

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013

London – Mat Collishaw: “This is Not an Exit” at Blain|Southern Through March 30th, 2013

Saturday, March 30th, 2013

AO Newslink

Monday, September 3rd, 2012
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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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