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AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 29th, 2016

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

AO Recap – Basel: Art Basel Fair at Messe Basel, June 16th-19th 2016

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, May 10th, 2016

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – Phillips 20th Century Sale, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s “Bound to Fail” Curated Evening Sale, May 8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Los Angeles – “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016” at Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel Through September 4th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 10th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

New York – Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon: “Forgetting the Hand” at David Zwirner Through February 20th, 2016

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

New York – “Greater New York” at MoMA PS1 Through March 7th, 2016

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

London – “Childish Things” at Skarstedt Gallery Through November 21st, 2015

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, November 11th, 2015

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

New York – Jim Shaw: “The End is Here” at The New Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Saturday, October 31st, 2015

New York – “What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art 1960 to the Present” at Matthew Marks Through August 14th, 2015

Friday, August 14th, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel at Messe Basel, June 18th-21st, 2015

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015

New York – Tony Oursler at Lehmann Maupin, Through June 14th, 2015

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

“Like-Kind” Exchanges in Art Market Undergoing Tax Scrutiny

Monday, April 27th, 2015

New York – Alex Da Corte: “Die Hexe” at Luxembourg and Dayan Through April 11th, 2015

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

New York – John Waters: “Beverly Hills John” at Marianne Boesky Gallery Through February 14th, 2015

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

New York – “Freezer Burn” Organized by Rita Ackermann at Hauser and Wirth Through December 20th, 2014

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

New York – Independent Projects at Center 548, November 6th-8th, 10th-15th, 2014

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC at Grand Palais and (OFF)ICIELLE at The City of Fashion and Design, October 22nd-26th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

New York – Jim Shaw: “I Only Wanted You to Love Me” at Metro Pictures Through October 25th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

December 12th, 2017

Donald Trump, via Art NewspaperA group of over 100 artists, writers and critics have signed an open letter condemning Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We reject Trump’s collusion with such racist manipulation and his disregard for international law,” the letter reads. “We deplore his readiness to crown the Israeli military conquest of East Jerusalem and his indifference to Palestinian rights.”
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Spanish Law Enforcement Seizes Works in Catalonian Museum

December 12th, 2017

Spanish demonstrators protest outside of the Lleida Museum, via Art NewspaperSpanish law enforcement has seized a selection of paintings and artifacts  from the Lleida Museum in Catalonia this week, continuing fierce tensions in the region over Catalonia’s attempted independence from Spain. “Aragonese authorities have a great interest in recovering pieces in Catalan museums, but have no desire to recover other objects from Sijena that are, for instance, in the Prado in Madrid,” says Santi Vila, Catalonia’s former cultural minister. “Why? For political reasons.”
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WSJ Reports Buyer of da Vinci’s ‘Salvator Mundi’ as Saudi Crown Prince

December 8th, 2017

Leonardo da Vinci, Salvator Mundi (circa 1500) final price $450,312,500, via Christie'sA conflicting report in the Wall Street Journal notes that the buyer of the da Vinci piece last month at Christie’s is actually Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, noting that another prince served as a proxy buyer for the work.  The news comes as the Louvre Abu Dhabi has claimed that it will be showing the piece in its museum.
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