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Olympic Opening Ceremony Cites Russian Avant-Garde

Monday, February 10th, 2014

German Authorities Break Up Counterfeiting Ring

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

Washington D.C. – Xavier Veilhan: “Intersections: Xavier Veilhan (In)Balance” at The Phillips Collection, through February 10th, 2013

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Paris: Ellsworth Kelly at Galerie Marian Goodman through July 13, 2012

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Jenny Holzer ‘Endgame’ at Skarstedt Gallery through April 7, 2012

Monday, March 26th, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Art Fair Preview, news summary and schedule: The Armory Show and Armory Week 2011 Begins in New York City

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Go See – London: ‘Futurism’ at Tate Modern through September 20th 2009

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

AO Auction Roundup 5 of 5 – November Auction Summary: the reality of an indisputable buyer’s market

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

AO Auction Results: Sotheby’s New York Impressionist and Modern Art, despite select notable sales, overall results were poor

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

The Fall New York auctions are on right now, beginning with this Evening’s Sotheby’s Contemporary Sales

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Columbia University MFA Show: Growing Pains

Thursday, May 10th, 2007
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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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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