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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Art Basel Cancelled

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

Blue-Chip Galleries Head East to Hamptons for Summer

Tuesday, June 9th, 2020

RIP: Christo, Who Worked on a Monumental Scale, Passes Away at 84

Monday, June 1st, 2020

Museum Directors Outline Reopening Strategies in Art Newspaper

Friday, May 29th, 2020

Ai Weiwei Creates Face Masks to Benefit COVID-19 Charities

Friday, May 29th, 2020

Adam Lindemann Sues to Break Lease on Venus Over Manhattan Space in NY

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Philadelphia Museum of Art Employees Seek Union

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

2020 Turner Prize Cancelled, Replaced with Artist Support Fund

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

Museum of Fine Arts Houston Reopens

Thursday, May 28th, 2020

AO DIGITAL ROUND-UP – NADA FAIR, May 20th – June 21st, 2020

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020

UK Appoints Commissioner for Cultural Recovery and Renewal

Thursday, May 21st, 2020

Austrian Culture Minister Resigns

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Damien Hirst Speaks on His Working During Lockdown in The Guardian

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

LA City Council Redirects Developer Fees to Emergency Arts Grants

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Arts Sector Employment Shrinks by Over 50%

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Guggenheim Keeps Growing Tomatoes During Lockdown

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Venice Biennale Postponed

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

Hong Kong – Bosco Sodi: “A Thousand Li of Rivers and Mountains” at Axel Vervoodt Through September 5th, 2020

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Mayors of Major U.S. Appeal to Congress for More Arts Funding

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

Former Paddle8 CEO Sued

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

MoMA Cuts Budget by $45 Million

Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

AO Digital Round-Up – Frieze Art Fair’s Online Viewing Rooms, May 8th – 15th, 2020

Monday, May 11th, 2020
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NYT Notes Generation Gap in Online Art Sales

June 9th, 2020

As art sales go online, the NYT notes an increasing generation gap, with older buyers tapering off their purchases and younger buyers continuing to collect. “The resistance from older collectors is still there,” says Anders Petterson, founder of analytics firm ArtTactic.  “When there is no physical art world, how do you substitute that experience?” he added. “Younger people are a lot quicker to adapt.”
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Unrest Over Killing of George Floyd Forces Museums to Address Institutionalized Racism

June 9th, 2020

A piece in the New York Times charts pressure on institutions to address problems of systemic racism and injustice in their organizations, collections and programs, following the social unrest caused by the killing of George Floyd at the hands of the police.  “I do not think art museums have done enough,” says Chris Anagnos, executive director of the Association of Art Museum Directors. “We have dabbled around the edges of the work, but in our place of privilege we will never live up to the statement that ‘museums are for everyone’ unless we begin to confront, examine and dismantle the various structures that brought us to this point.”
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Art Basel Cancelled

June 9th, 2020

Art Basel has completely cancelled the 2020 edition of its fair in the Swiss town, after an attempt to move the fair’s dates to September.  “While there are signs of hope as individual countries are coming out of lockdown, the global situation remains precarious, and, unfortunately, too many uncertainties remain to go ahead with the fair,” the organization said in a statement. “These include the health risks posed by large gatherings, the limitations on intercontinental travel, and the unclear Swiss regulatory environment for shows of Art Basel’s size. Given these uncertainties, we believe that the best option concerning the Basel show is to focus on next year’s edition and delivering a fair of the exceptional international quality that the artworld expects.”
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