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AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Contemporary and Post-War Auction, May 13th, 2015

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sale, May 12th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd – 7th, 2014

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – New York: Phillips Contemporary Evening Sale, November 13th, 2014

Friday, November 14th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sale, November 11th,2014

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

AO Auction Preview – New York: Contemporary and Post-War Evening Sales November 11th-13th, 2014

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

London – Elmgreen & Dragset: “Harvest” at Victoria Miro, Through November 10th, 2012

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

New York: The populist voice of Diego Rivera’s ‘Murals for The Museum of Modern Art’ at The MoMA through May 14, 2012

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

AO On Site – New York: ‘Dan Flavin: Drawings’ at the Morgan Library & Museum through July 1, 2012

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Totals $301.7M; Warhol & Rothko Are Top Lots

Thursday, May 12th, 2011

Go See – New York: Kazimir Malevich ‘Malevich and the American Legacy’ at Gagosian Gallery through April 30, 2011

Friday, March 11th, 2011

AO on site – Paris: Tony Cragg, “figure out/figure in” at Le Louvre through April 25, 2010

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Go See – New York: Ida Applebroog “Monalisa” at Hauser & Wirth through March 6, 2010

Monday, March 1st, 2010
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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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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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