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London – Gilbert & George: “Scapegoating Pictures for London” at White Cube Through September 28th, 2014

Sunday, September 7th, 2014

New York – Rene Ricard: “Remember” at Half Gallery Through September 8th, 2014

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Annandale-on-Hudson – Anne Collier at CCS Bard Galleries Through September 21st, 2014

Friday, August 29th, 2014

New York – Scott Benzel at Maccarone Through August 8th, 2014

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

A Personalized Room for a Francis Bacon Triptych

Friday, August 1st, 2014

New York-“Fin(n)ish” at RARE Gallery Through August 7th, 2014

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Statue Breaks World Record for Highest Sale of Ancient Egyptian Art

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

New York – G.T. Pellizzi: “Financial Times” at Mary Boone Gallery, Through March 1st, 2014

Friday, February 28th, 2014

New York – Laure Prouvost: “For Forgetting” at The New Museum Through April 13th, 2014

Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Paris – “Decorum: Carpets and Tapestries by Artists” at Musée d’Art Moderne, through February 9th 2014

Monday, February 3rd, 2014

New York – Isa Genzken: “Retrospective” at MoMA Through March 10th, 2014

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

W Magazine Goes Inside the Hudson Home of Two New York Collectors

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

New York Court Preserves Auction Sellers’ Option for Anonymity

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

AO Interview, Miami Beach – Ry Rocklen’s “Night Court” Absolut Art Bar, December 3rd – 7th, 2013

Friday, December 13th, 2013

AO on site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Press Preview, October 23rd, 2013

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Los Angeles – Cecily Brown at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills Through October 12th, 2013

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

New Yorker Revives Apology Line

Monday, August 19th, 2013

New York – Bruce High Quality Foundation: “Ode to Joy (2001-2013)” at the Brooklyn Museum Through September 22nd, 2013

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

AO Auction Results: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Auctions in London, June 2013

Friday, June 28th, 2013

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

Friday, June 21st, 2013

AO – Auction Results: Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale, Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Picasso’s “Child With Dove” to Leave the UK for Private Owner

Monday, March 11th, 2013

The Met Buys An Authentic David Drawing for $840

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Auction Sellers’ Anonymity To Face Court Review in New York

Monday, February 4th, 2013
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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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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