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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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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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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.
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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.”


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