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AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 24th to the 27th, 2013

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

AO On-Site – New York: The Independent Art Fair at Center548, March 7th-10th, 2013

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

AO Onsite Photoset – NADA Art Fair in Miami Beach, December 7th, 2012

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Paris – Alex Israel: “Thirty” at Almine Rech Gallery Paris, through November 17th, 2012

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

AO Onsite Photoset – Art 43 Basel, Art Unlimited and Art Statements section previews

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO Onsite – Basel: Art 43 Basel 2012 Set to Begin

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012

AO on site – New York: Bruce(X)Ploitation Performance and Book Signing at The Hole Gallery, Thursday, May 31, 2012

Friday, June 1st, 2012

AO On Site – New York as part of Performa 11: James Franco and Laurel Nakadate Present ‘Three Performances in Search of Tennessee’ at the Abrons Arts Center, November 13, 2011

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Galleries

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Go See – Los Angeles: Art Los Angeles Contmporary Art Fair through Janaury 31, 2010

Friday, January 29th, 2010

Go See – Paris: Terence Koh’s ‘Adansonias’ at Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac through November 14, 2009

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

AO On Site; Frieze Round-Up: Frieze Art Fair opens under a persistent recession, but closes much more positively

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

AO Interview and Go See: Kathy Grayson, curator of ‘New York Minute’ at MACRO Future in Rome featuring Terence Koh, Dash Snow, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Banks Violette, Jules de Balincourt, Nate Lowman, Steve “Espo” Powers, Scott Campbell, Cory Arcangel, Ryan McGinley, Aurel Schmidt and more through November 1, 2009

Monday, October 12th, 2009

New York artist Dash Snow dies from drug overdose at 27

Tuesday, July 14th, 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

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

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

AO On Site: Glass-Half Full @ Miami Art Basel Vernissage Wednesday, Dec 2nd, 2008

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Dash Snow

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Galleries

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

AO Onsite – The Whitney Biennial: 2010 opens at the Whitney Museum of American Art on the Upper East Side in New York

Sunday, February 28th, 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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