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AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 18th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

New York – Dieter Roth: “wait, later this will be nothing” at the MoMA, through June 24th 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013

New York – AO Auction Results: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, Thursday May 16, 2013.

Friday, May 17th, 2013

AO auction preview: Major Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sales, New York, May 14-17. 2013.

Monday, May 13th, 2013

Contemporary Art Auction Week In London – Recap

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

On the “co-dependency” of Painting and Photography in a Digital Era

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

New York – AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

AO Auction Results — London: Phillips de Pury Contemporary Art Evening Auction, June 28, 2012

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art Sale on Wednesday February 16, 2011 Realizes £61.4 million ($99.2 million); Warhol & Martial Raysse Are Top Lots

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

AO Onsite Auction Results: Carte Blanche & Contemporary Evening Sales at Phillips de Pury in New York on Monday Nov. 8 Together Realize $137M; Warhol sells for $63.4M

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Go See – New York: Tauba Auerbach at The Whitney Downtown through August 29th, 2010

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Go See – Los Angeles: 'Picture Industry' at Regen Projects through August 21st, 2010

Sunday, August 8th, 2010

AO Onsite – New York: White Columns’ Benefit Exhibition and Auction Saturday, May 15, 2010

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

AO Auction Preview – New York: White Columns Benefit Exhibition and Auction this Saturday, May 15th at White Columns

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Go See: Matthew Marks Gallery, Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, in New York through August 15

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Friedrich Petzel

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007

NYT Profiles Dijon’s Forward Thinking Le Consortium Space

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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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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