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Oakland Museum of California Aims for $85 Million Capital Campaign

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Creative Capital Announces 2019 Awards

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Dia Foundation Announces Capital Campaign and Improvement Plans

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Moscow Embarking on Building Project to Recreate itself as “Cultural Capital”

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Critics Sign Letter Opposing Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Hedge Fund Billionaire Steven Cohen Donates $50 Million to MoMA Capital Campaign

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Art Market Monitor Analyzes Marcato Capital Holdings in Sotheby’s

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

UK Cities Pushing for Candidacy as European Capital of Culture Despite Brexit

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Germany’s Artnet Acquires Tutela Capital SA

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

New York – Taryn Simon: “Paperwork and the Will of Capital” at Gagosian Gallery Through March 26th, 2016

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Creative Capital Announces Grants for 2016

Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

Bloomberg Looks at Eli Broad’s Mission to Make L.A. an Art Capital

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Marcato Capital Filing Indicates Equal Shares to Third Point

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Paris and Berlin – “Open Source: Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism” at Max Hetzler Through April 18th, 2015

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

Vito Acconci Proposes Intricate Bridge Structure for Tasmanian Capital

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

AO News Summary: Agreement reached between Annie Leibovitz and Art Capital Group

Monday, September 14th, 2009

Art Capital Group Sues Annie Leibovitz to Collect on $24 Million Loan

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Resources for Artists During Covid-19

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

New York – Liam Gillick: “Redaction” at Casey Kaplan Through April 18th, 2020

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Coronavirus Sees Berlin Shuttering State-Owned Venues

Wednesday, March 11th, 2020

NEW YORK – JR: CHRONICLES AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM THROUGH MAY 3RD, 2020

Monday, February 24th, 2020

New York – Andrea Bowers: “Think of Our Future” at Andrew Kreps Through February 22nd, 2020

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Art Newspaper Profiles Competitive Push by African Art Collectors to Keep Works on Continent

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 4th-5th, 2020

Wednesday, February 5th, 2020
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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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