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Boijmans van Beuningen Museum Opens New Storage Space Putting Collection on View

Thursday, December 19th, 2019

Flooding Threatens Major Damage at Rotterdam’s Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Go See – Rotterdam: “The One and the Many” by Elmgreen & Dragset in the Submarine Wharf at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen through September 25th, 2011

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Miami — The Bass Museum Re-opens After $12 Million Renovation with Exhibitions by Ugo Rondinone and Pascale Marthine Tayou

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Rotterdam Museum Embracing Public Art Storage Strategy

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

AO Newslink

Thursday, July 5th, 2012

New York – Rene Magritte: “The Mystery of the Ordinary” at Museum of Modern Art, Through January 12th, 2014

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Go See – New York: Richard Prince’s 14 Paintings at 303 Gallery, May 18th – June 22nd

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Go See – New York: Banks Violette at Gladstone Gallery through April 17, 2010

Friday, April 2nd, 2010
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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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