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Former Art Basel Exec Magnus Renfrew to Launch Taipei Art Fair

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Annual Art Basel Market Report Released

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 7th – 10th, 2017

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Art Basel Hong Kong Announces Exhibitor List

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Art Basel Agrees to Five Year Deal at Miami Beach Convention Center

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Moving Museum Founders Join Art Basel Cities

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Art Basel Sees Strong Sales for Blue-Chip Works, Financial Times Reports

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel at Messe Basel Through June 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Wu Tsang to Open Underground Library at Art Basel

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Art Basel Suing Adidas Over Art Basel Branded Shoes

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Forbes Charts Conflicting Reports for Art Market Health by TEFAF and Art Basel

Monday, March 27th, 2017

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 23 – 25th, 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center, March 23rd – 25th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Art Basel Announces Exhibitor List

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 1st – 4th, 2016

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

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

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Art Basel Miami Beach Featuring Documentary on Maurizio Cattelan

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Art Basel Hong Kong Announces 2017 Exhibitor List

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Art Basel Owner MCH Group Buys Controlling Interest in India Art Fair

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Buenos Aires to Serve as First Location for Art Basel’s “Cities” Project

Sunday, September 11th, 2016

Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Exhibitor List

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Bass Museum to Reopen During Art Basel Miami Beach

Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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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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