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AO On-Site – Miami Beach: NADA Miami at the Deauville Beach Resort, Dec. 4th – 7th, 2014

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Los Angeles – Giuseppe Penone: “Ramificazioni del Pensiero / Branches of Thought” at Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills Through October 18th, 2014

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

New York – “To do as one would” at David Zwirner Through July 25th, 2014

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

New York – Peter Saul and Jim Shaw: “Drawings” at Mary Boone Through February 23, 2013

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Seoul: Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen at PKM Trinity Gallery Through January 15th, 2013

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Public Art Fund’s “Common Ground” Installation at City Hall Park, on view until Nov 30, 2012

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

Taipei, Taiwan: Ai Weiwei 'Ai Weiwei, Absent' at Taipei Fine Arts Museum through January 29, 2012

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

GO SEE: ANISH KAPOOR, DRAWINGS/ INSTALLATIONS AT REGEN PROJECTS, LA, THROUGH FEBRUARY 28TH

Friday, January 9th, 2009

Damien Hirst’s primary-market Sotheby’s auction sets records alongside historic financial market collapse

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008
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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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