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AO AUCTION RESULTS: FEW SURPRISES AT SOTHEBY’S CONTEMPORARY EVENING AUCTION JUNE 28 LONDON

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Go See – New York: Banks Violette at Gladstone Gallery through April 17, 2010

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

AO News: Richard Wright wins UK's Prestigious Turner Prize – December 7th, 2009

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

AO Interview and Go See: Kathy Grayson, curator of ‘New York Minute’ at MACRO Future in Rome featuring Terence Koh, Dash Snow, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Banks Violette, Jules de Balincourt, Nate Lowman, Steve “Espo” Powers, Scott Campbell, Cory Arcangel, Ryan McGinley, Aurel Schmidt and more through November 1, 2009

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Go See – Berlin: Daniel Richter ‘OH LA LA’ at Contemporary Fine Arts through August 1, 2009

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Go See – London: Robert Motherwell 'Open' at Bernard Jacobson Gallery Through August 28, 2009

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Go See – New York: “The Pictures Generation, 1974-84″ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through August 2, 2009

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Zaha Hadid’s Chanel Mobile Art Space coming to Central Park October 20th to November 9th

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Don’t Miss: Christopher Williams at David Zwirner, NY through March 29

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Go see: The Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, March 6 – May 18th, at the Barbican, London

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

GO SEE: PETER DOIG AT TATE BRITAIN, February 25 – April 27

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Saville's Saguinary Suspension

Monday, August 13th, 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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