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Installation by Alfredo Jaar Comes to Times Square

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

AO Preview – Mexico City Art Week, February 6th – 10th, 2019

Monday, February 4th, 2019

AO Preview – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 4th – 9th, 2018

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

AO On-Site – New York: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island, May 3rd – 6th, 2018

Friday, May 4th, 2018

AO Preview -New York: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island, May 3rd-6th, 2018

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

AO Preview – Miami Beach: Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach, November 30th – December 4th, 2016

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

New York – “Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection” at MoMA Through April 10th, 2016

Monday, September 7th, 2015

AO Preview – New York: Frieze Week, May 13th-17th, 2015

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AO On-Site – New York: The 2015 Armory Show at Piers 92 & 94, March 4th – 8th, 2015

Friday, March 6th, 2015

German Station to Broadcast 3 Week Long Video Art Festival

Monday, August 19th, 2013

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

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

AO On-Site – Venice: The 55th Venice Biennale, Opening Day

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Rome – “Neon: The Luminous Matter Of Art” At The Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome Through November 11th, 2012

Thursday, November 1st, 2012
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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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