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AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 1st – 4th, 2016

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 5th, 2016

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Los Angeles – Made in L.A. 2016: “a, the, though, only” at the Hammer Museum, Through August 28th, 2016

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

Paris – “La Mia Ceramica” at Max Hetzler Through July 16th, 2016

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 27th, 2016

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

New York – “Nice Weather” Curated by David Salle at Skarstedt Gallery Through April 16th, 2016

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd-26th, 2016

Monday, March 21st, 2016

New York – Richard Aldrich: “Time Stopped, Time Started” at Gladstone Gallery Through March 5th, 2016

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

Hammer Museum Announces “Made in LA” Artist List

Saturday, January 23rd, 2016

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Public Sector at Collins Park, December 1st – 6th, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

AO Events and Art Preview – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and Miami Art Week, December 3rd – 6th, 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015

New York – Josh Smith: “Sculpture” at Luhring Augustine Through October 31st, 2015

Friday, October 30th, 2015

New York – New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, September 17th – 20th, 2015

Monday, September 21st, 2015

AO Fair Recap – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong, March 15th – 17th, 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong, March 15th-17th, 2015

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

AO Preview – Miami: Art Basel and Miami Art Week, December 3rd-7th, 2014

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

New York – Monika Sosnowska: “Tower” at Hauser and Wirth Through October 25th, 2014

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

AO On Site Fair Recap: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong, May 15th – 18th, 2014

Friday, May 16th, 2014

AO Preview – Frieze New York Art Week, May 7th – 11th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

New York – Mira Schendel at Hauser and Wirth Through April 26th, 2014

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

New York – The Whitney Biennial Through May 25th, 2014

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Auction Recap: Phillips Contemporary Art Evening Sale, London, October 16th, 2013

Thursday, October 17th, 2013
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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Marc Chagall Painting from National Gallery of Canada Features in Christie’s May Sale in New York

March 22nd, 2018

Chagall-La-Tour-Eiffel, via Art Market MonitorA 1929 Marc Chagall painting of the Eiffel Tower in Paris is being sold by the National Gallery of Canada at Christie’s this May in New York, and will be used to pay for new acquisitions.  “Filled with an air of sensuous, passionate romance, Marc Chagall’s La Tour Eiffel (estimate: $6-9 million) encapsulates the wonderfully poetic style that emerged in his oeuvre during the 1920s and 1930s,” the auction house said in a statement. “It was during this period that he experienced unprecedented period of happiness, stability, comfort and professional success amidst.”
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