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AO On Site – New York: Shepard Fairey ‘May Day’ at Deitch Projects, Saturday, May 1st through May 29th, 2010

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Go see – New York: Robert Ryman at Pace Wildenstein through March 27, 2010

Monday, March 15th, 2010

AO Onsite – The Whitney Biennial: 2010 opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art on the Upper East Side in New York

Sunday, February 28th, 2010

Go See – London: Martin Eder at Hauser & Wirth, through September 26, 2009

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

AO On Site – New York: Ida Ekblad’s ‘Salty Sap Green Black’ at the Journal Gallery through October 25, 2009

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

AO Interview with Michael Nevin on the ten-year anniversary and redesign of the journal

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Go See – London: Jenny Holzer ‘Truisms’ and ‘Essays’ at Between Bridges, Through July 5, 2009

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, April 13, 2009

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Go See: Evan Penny at Sperone Westwater, New York, through February 14th, 2009

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Louise Bourgeois

Monday, March 24th, 2008
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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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