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Don’t Miss: Sam Taylor-Wood, “Yes I No,” through November 29 at White Cube Gallery, Mason’s Yard, London

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Newslinks for Saturday August 23, 2008

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Saatchi Buys out Student Art at Royal Academy Show

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

“You Dig the Tunnel, I’ll Hide the Soil” at White Cube, London, April 4- May 10

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

The Fourth Plinth Contest at the National Gallery in London

Friday, January 25th, 2008

Go See – Margate, UK: “Revealed: Turner Contemporary Opens” through September 4th 2011

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Don’t Miss – London: RCA Secret 2010 Exhibition at the Royal College of Art through November 19, 2010

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC 2010 Mid-Fair News Brief and Photo Set 1 of 2 (final photo set to follow the conclusion of the fair)

Thursday, October 21st, 2010
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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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