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AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst and Felix Gonzalez-Torres: “Candy” at Blain Southern Gallery Through November 30th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

London – Bill Viola: “Frustrated Actions and Futile Gestures” at Blain Southern Gallery through July 27th, 2013

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Go See – London: Bill Viola ‘The Quintet of the Unseen’ at Blain Southern Gallery through March 26, 2011

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Blain Southern to Close

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Mat Collishaw Leaves Blain Southern “Immediately”

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

Dealers Behind Blain Southern Have Parted Ways

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019

London – Ed Moses & Qin Feng at Blain|Southern Through September 14th, 2019

Wednesday, August 28th, 2019

Blain|Southern to Open in New York

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

London – Chiharu Shiota: “Me Somewhere Else” at Blain|Southern Through January 19th, 2018

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Jake and Dinos Chapman Leave White Cube for Blain|Southern

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Berlin – Chiharu Shiota: “Uncertain Journey” at Blain Southern through November 12th, 2016

Monday, October 31st, 2016

London – Gilberto Zorio at Blain|Southern Hanover Square, through September 28th 2013

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

London – Francesco Clemente: “Mandala for Crusoe” at Blain|Southern, Through January 26th, 2013

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

London – “Tim Noble and Sue Webster: Nihilistic Optimistic” at Blain Southern, through November 24th, 2012

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

Go See – Berlin: Tim Noble and Sue Webster “Turning the Seventh Corner” at Blain|Southern through July 16th, 2011

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Don’t Miss The Opening: Arrival of Christie’s-owned gallery, Haunch of Venison, in New York, Friday September 12

Saturday, September 6th, 2008

AO On-Site – Mexico City: Zona Maco at Centro Citibanamex, February 7th – 11th, 2018

Friday, February 9th, 2018

AO Preview – Frieze London Art Fair in Regent’s Park, October 6th – 9th, 2016

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Damien Hirst Announces Plans to Write Autobiography

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

AO On-Site – New York: The Armory Show Art Fair at Piers 92 and 94, March 5th – 9th, 2014

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Frieze London: Art Fair Preview, Schedule and News Summary, October 11th-14th, 2012

Monday, October 8th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: The Armory Show Summary at Piers 92 & 94, March 8–11, 2012

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: The Armory Show at Piers 94 & 92, March 8-11, 2012

Thursday, March 8th, 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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