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AO On Site at the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Final Overview and News Summary

Monday, June 6th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

Go See: London – ‘WALKING IN MY MIND’ at the Hayward Gallery, through September 6, 2009

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Go See: Robert Longo’s ‘Surrendering the Absolutes’ at Metro Pictures, New York through May 30th

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

Go See: Damien Hirst: ‘Requiem’ at the Pinchuk Artcentre in Kiev, Ukraine through September 20th, 2009

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Go See: Group Exhibition Espèces d’Espaces at Yvon Lambert New York, through May 16, 2009

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Go See: Thomas Hirschorn’s ‘Universal Gym’ at Barbara Gladstone, New York, through April 11th 2009

Friday, March 27th, 2009

GO SEE: Louise Bourgeois, La Rivière Gentille, at Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, June 1 through July 26, and Retrospective at Guggenheim, New York, June 27th through September 28th

Sunday, June 15th, 2008

Art Basel, Switzerland is on, right now

Thursday, June 5th, 2008
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Peter Paul Rubens Work to Return to Antwerp for Research and Exhibition

August 15th, 2018

Peter Paul Rubens, The Massacre of the Innocents, via Art NewspaperPeter Paul Rubens’s The Massacre of the Innocents will travel to the Rubenshuis museum in Antwerp this fall from the Art Gallery of Ontario, Art Newspaper reports.  The painting, last sold in 2002 for £49.5 million, will be a part of research projects during its loan. “We can imagine with disbelief that he painted as much as he did within that relatively small space over a relatively short period of time… He establishes what is arguably the most productive artistic studio of all time to date in that space,” says Sasha Suda, the AGO’s curator of European art.
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Münster Draws Closer to Purchasing Nicole Eisenman Sculpture

August 15th, 2018

Nicole Eisenman, Sketch for a Fountain (2017). Photo: Henning RoggeNicole Eisenman and Anton Kern, have agreed to significantly reduce the price for the fountain sculpture requested by the City of Münster, putting the city’s fundraising efforts much closer to completion. “We wanted the bulk of the funding to come from Münster citizens,” says dealer Maria Galen, who has led the push for the sculpture. “But we have also applied to some foundations, and we don’t yet know what we will get. We are very confident.”
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Artist Withdraws Work from Anton Kern Show Following Criticism

August 15th, 2018

Ajay Kurian, via Art NewspaperArtist Jamie Isenstein has withdrawn her work from a summer group exhibition at Anton Kern Gallery following criticism of what some deem inadequate critique of racist subject matter.  The show, which aimed to address Peter Sellers’s film The Party (in which the lead actor wears brown face), drew criticism from artists Ajay Kurian and Vijay Masharani for failing to fully address the racist framework of the film.  “I realized that if I expect the show to address racism, I also have to address it. I should have thought longer about my assumption that other artists would do it for me,” Isenstein said.
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