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356 Mission Gallery to Close in Los Angeles

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Laura Owens Makes Statement on Protests Against 356 S. Mission Rd

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Los Angeles – Paramount Ranch Art Fair, January 31st – February 1st, 2015

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

London – The 2017 Serpentine Pavilion by Diébédo Francis Kéré, Open Through October 8th, 2017

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Armory Week’s Spring/Break Moving to Times Square Office Building

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Miami – Nari Ward and the “Global Positioning Systems” Group Show at the Perez Art Museum, On View Now

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Gavin Brown’s LA Gallery Gets High Praise from Bloomberg

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Protestors Rally Against Tuition At Cooper Union

Friday, August 15th, 2014

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

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

AO On-Site: Greenwich, CT – Julian Schnabel at the Brant Foundation Art Study Center Through March, 2014

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Kochi, Kerala, India – The First Annual Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Through March 13th, 2013

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

New York – AO On Site: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Results, Thursday November 8th, 2012

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Go See – Paris: Xavier Veilhan at Galerie Perrotin through November 12, 2011

Saturday, October 8th, 2011

AO on site Photoset (2 of 3) – Art Basel 42: Art Basel 2011, The Main Fair

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

AO On Site Preview and Summary: 54th Venice Biennale 2011 Begins This Week

Monday, May 30th, 2011

AO On Site – Armory Show 2010 Opens in New York

Friday, March 5th, 2010

AO on Site New York – Art for awareness, Lance Armstrong brings an impressive group of artists together for his Stages exhibition and auction, Art Observed was on site to speak to those involved

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Go See – Munich: Ai Weiwei’s politically charged “So Sorry” at Haus der Kunst through January 17, 2010

Friday, October 23rd, 2009

AO On Site – New York: Juergen Teller’s ‘Paradis’ at Lehmann Maupin, Thursday, September 10, 2009

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Go See – London: “One & Other” on The Fourth Plinth by Antony Gormley in Trafalgar Square through October 14th 2009

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Newslinks for Saturday, June 13, 2009

Saturday, June 13th, 2009

Go See: Yoshitomo Nara at Marianne Boesky Gallery, through March 28, 2009

Friday, March 13th, 2009

Newslinks for Friday, January 23rd, 2009

Friday, January 23rd, 2009
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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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