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London – Antoine Catala: “Everything is Okay: Season 2″ at Marlborough Contemporary Through October 13th, 2018

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Kunststiftung NRW foundation in Germany Announces Nam June Paik Award Shortlist

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 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 – The New Museum Triennial: “Surround Audience” Through May 24th, 2015

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

New York – “Freezer Burn” Organized by Rita Ackermann at Hauser and Wirth Through December 20th, 2014

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

New York: “Puddle, Pothole, Portal” Curated by Ruba Katrib and Camille Henrot at SculptureCenter Through January 5th, 2015

Monday, November 17th, 2014
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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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