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AO On Site: “Friends with Benefits” at Lehmann Maupin through August 10, 2012

Friday, August 10th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – New York: Brooklyn Museum Annual Gala ‘The Brooklyn Artists Ball’ April 18, 2012

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Overall Summary, December 1-4, 2011

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

AO On Site Photoset, with link summary – Art Basel Miami Beach 2011: Main Fair Preview and News Summary, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site (with photoset) – New York: Benefit for The Foundation for Contemporary Arts held at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Lower East Side, Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Friday, December 10th, 2010

AO on Site – Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 – Main Fair Conclusion and Summary

Monday, December 6th, 2010

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC 2010 Mid-Fair News Brief and Photo Set 1 of 2 (final photo set to follow the conclusion of the fair)

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

AO Auction/Event Preview -Watermill, New York: The 16th Annual Watermill Summer Auction and Benefit July 25, 2009

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

AO On Site with Photo Essay: 2009 New York Armory Show and Armory Modern, plus opening party at MoMA with Gang Gang Dance

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

Go See: The Glamour Project group show at Lehmann Maupin in New York, through March 21, 2009

Friday, February 27th, 2009

AO On Site Photoset/Video/News Wrapup: Art Basel Miami Beach Survives in 2008

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

AO On Site: More Bucks Than Bang at the Armory Show 2008

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Saturday, March 31st, 2012

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 VIP Preview Day News Roundup and Photoset, Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010
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New York — “Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go” at Almine Rech Gallery Through December 16th, 2017

December 14th, 2017

Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)
Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go (Installation View)

Almine Rech Gallery, one of Paris’s foremost galleries, opened its first New York location more than a year ago on the Upper East Side, bringing with it a unique program that mixes a strong artist roster with a consistently adventurous curatorial project.  For its most recent venture, the gallery has brought together key figures from the canon of 20th century Western art for Words Without Thoughts Never to Heaven Go. Adapting its title from a line in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the exhibition investigates ways artists use text as an allegorical element. Serving as a chronological and thematic starting point to the exhibition is Être ou ne pas être, Picasso’s 1912 painting considered as one of the foremost examples of appropriation of text in modern painting. Declaring “to be or not be” in French with gouache on paper, Picasso not only pays homage to one of the most emblematic texts ever written, but he also questions the mimetic essence of a painting. Can a painting of words serve to depict an image?
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Clearing Gallery Opens Shop Uptown

December 14th, 2017

Clearing Gallery's uptown space, via Art NewsClearing Gallery has opened a new space in New York City, setting up a second location at 43 East 78th Street. “We have private dealers, galleries, and museums around, so it’s a super location,” says gallery owner Olivier Babin. “As much as Bushwick is off the beaten path, this is in the center of everything. I mean, we’re across the street from the Carlyle!”
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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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