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AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, June 23rd, 2015

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

AO Auction Recap – New York: Sotheby’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, May 5th, 2015

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, February 4th, 2015

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Evening Sales, February 3rd, 2015

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Sotheby’s Launches Auction Week with $158 Million Sale of Works from Mellon Collection

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Hollywood Mogul Donates $500 Million in Works to LACMA

Friday, November 7th, 2014

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 5th, 2014

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

New York – Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sales, November 4th and 5th, 2014

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Artist On Kawara Has Passed Away at the Age of 81

Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Christie’s Announces Strong February Auction Offering

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

Moscow: John Baldessari: “1+1=1” at Garage Center for Contemporary Culture Through November 24th 2013

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Julian Schnabel Interviewed in Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

AO Auction Results – Modern and Impressionist Evening Auctions in London, June 18th-19th, 2013

Friday, June 21st, 2013

Paris – FIAC 39th International Contemporary Art Fair Week Preview: October 18th-21st, 2012

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

AO Onsite Auction Results – New York: Christie's Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Realizes $140M, or 55% By Value; Top Degas Bought In

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Sotheby's and Christie's to Hold Impressionist & Modern Sales in New York, May 3 & 4, 2011

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Go See – London: Joseph Cornell and Karen Kilimnik at Sprueth Magers through August 27, 2010

Friday, August 6th, 2010

AO On Site – Stockholm: Dali Dali featuring Francesco Vezzoli at the Moderna Museet through January 17th 2010

Monday, January 11th, 2010

AO Auction Results: Impressionist and Modern Art Auction, Tuesday February 3rd, Sotheby’s, London

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

AO Auction Results: Christie’s “The Modern Age,” the Alice Lawrence and Hillman family collections sell for less than 50% of estimate as Rothko and Manet headliners are pulled

Saturday, November 8th, 2008

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

AO Auction Preview – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 2nd-3rd, 2016

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2013 Preview, June 13th-16th, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
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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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