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Go See – New York: ‘Velázquez Rediscovered’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through February 7, 2010

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Newlinks for Wednesday October 7th, 2009

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

Go See – London: Turner and the Masters at Tate Britain, through January 31, 2010

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Newslinks for Monday September 21st, 2009

Monday, September 21st, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday September 15th, 2009

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Go See – New York: Francis Bacon – A Centenary Retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Through August 16, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Go See: Picasso’s Mosqueteros at the Gagosian Gallery 21st Street, in Chelsea, New York, through June 6th, 2009

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

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Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Francis Bacon to have a retrospective at Tate Britain: September 11 through January 4

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Francisco Goya

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Herzog & de Meuron’s CaxiaForum, Contemporary Art Museum, opens in Madrid

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Top 10 Art Museums of 2007 by Attendance

Monday, March 3rd, 2008
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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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