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

Monday, May 30th, 2011

AO On Site photoset/news summary – New York: Armory Show – The Day One Preview, March 2nd, 2011

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

AO News Summary: Artists Vik Muniz and Banksy Vie for Best Documentary Feature at Oscars February 27, 2011

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Amnesia’ Featuring Felix Gonzalez-Torres, On Kawara, Rebecca Cleman, and Josh Kline at Andrea Rosen through January 22nd, 2011

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Newslinks for Friday January 15th, 2010

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

AO News: Winners of ‘Rob Pruitt Presents: The First Annual Art Awards’ Announced at Ceremony at the Guggenheim Museum

Friday, October 30th, 2009

AO Preview – New York: Frieze Week, May 13th-17th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AO Preview – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

AO Preview – Frieze New York Art Week, May 7th – 11th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

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

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

AO On Site review with Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: NADA Art Fair Summary at the Deauville Beach Resort

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Go See – London: Joan Miró – The Ladder of Escape at the Tate Modern through September 11th, 2011

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Go See – New York: Laurel Nakadate ‘Only the Lonely’ at MOMA P.S. 1 through August 8th, 2011

Monday, February 7th, 2011

Go See – New York: Andy Warhol ‘Motion Pictures’ at MoMA through March 21st, 2011

Friday, February 4th, 2011

Go See – London: ‘Modern British Sculpture’ at the Royal Academy of Arts Through April 7th, 2011

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Go See – London: Gilbert and George 'The Urethra Postcard Pictures' at White Cube through February 19th, 2011

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Go See – Los Angeles: Mike Kelley at the Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills through February 19th, 2011

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Amsterdam: ‘Taking Place’ at the Stedelijk Museum through January 9th, 2011

Friday, January 7th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: “Chaos and Classicism” at the Guggenheim through January 9th, 2011

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Don’t Miss – New York: Jasper Johns “Drawing Over” at Leo Castelli Gallery through December 18th, 2010

Friday, December 17th, 2010

AO News Summary – Washington: National Portrait Gallery removes David Wojnarowicz’s Video ‘Fire in my Belly’ after it is Deemed Offensive

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

AO On Site with Photoset and Interview with MoCa Miami Associate Curator Ruba Katrib – Art Basel Miami Beach 2010: The NADA Art Fair the Deauville Resort, Miami Beach

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

AO on site – Final installment and news summary – Art Basel, Switzerland, sets attendance records, sets very positive tone, concludes

Monday, June 21st, 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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