Search Results

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: New York Academy of Art’s 20th Annual ‘Take Home a Nude’ Benefit at Sotheby’s, October 17, 2011

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

AO On Site Photoset with Video – New York: Bring To Light | Nuit Blanche New York 2011, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, October 1st, 2011

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Opening of Shadow Fux by Rita Ackermann and Harmony Korine at The Swiss Institute

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

AO On Site – New York: The New York Academy of Art’s 19th Annual “Take Home a Nude” Benefit at Sotheby’s October 18, 2010

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

AO Onsite: Tools For Thought – Rebuild Haiti auction held at Sotheby’s Tuesday, March 15th, New York

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Round- up – “A lot less ornament and a lot more substance”

Monday, December 7th, 2009

AO Onsite – Miami: Lance Armstrong’s STAGES in collaboration with O.H.W.O.W., Thursday, December 3, 2009

Friday, December 4th, 2009

AO on Site New York – Art for awareness, Lance Armstrong brings an impressive group of artists together for his Stages exhibition and auction, Art Observed was on site to speak to those involved

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

AO On Site – The New York Academy of Art 18th Annual Take Home a Nude at Sotheby’s October 7th, 2009

Monday, October 12th, 2009

AO On Site: Francesco Clemente “A History of the Heart in Three Rainbows” at Deitch Projects New York, through May 30th, 2009

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009
Global contemporary art events and news observed from New York City. Suggestion? Email us.
NEWS

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.”
Read More »

Getty Museum Survives Brutal California Wildfires

December 13th, 2017

Getty, via ReutersThe Getty has survived a week of chaotic wildfires, keeping its collection intact while flames raged around the museum by wetting the surrounding hills with water and closing off all air intake valves. “By putting all these bells and whistles in, we are able to wet down our hillsides, close intake valves and keep smoke and debris out,” says Linda Somerville, assistant director of insurance and risk management for the J. Paul Getty Trust.
Read More »

The Frick Collection Acquires First Work in 30 Years

December 13th, 2017

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, via ArtforumThe Frick Collection has acquired its first work since 1991, a 7-feet-tall portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese by François-Pascal-Simon Gérard, Artforum reports. “The last opportunity the Frick had to purchase a major French School painting was nearly thirty years ago, with the acquisition of [Jean-Antoine] Watteau’s Portal of Valenciennes,” director Ian Wardropper says. “Today, it is deeply rewarding to have the rare opportunity to bring to the museum such an important work as this one, a historic portrait we feel would have compelled Henry Clay Frick. While the portrait has been shown in Rome, it has never been seen publicly in America.”


Read More »

REFERENCE LIBRARY