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Chris Dercon takes the reins at the Grand Palais in Paris

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Chris Dercon Steps Down from Volksbühne Theatre Leardership in Berlin

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Chris Dercon Leaving Tate Modern for Berlin’s Volksbühne

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

ARTNews Interviews Tate Modern Director Chris Dercon

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Paris Prepares for Temporary Venue Filling in for Grand Palais

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Palestinian Artist Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

NYT Profiles Curator Koyo Kouoh

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Tate Modern Receives an Additional £6 Million in Funding from Government

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Abraham Cruzvillegas Accepts Tate Modern Turbine Hall Commission

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Photoset: The Creative Time Gala Honoring Kara Walker at The Domino Sugar Factory, May 6th, 2014

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Tate Modern Announces Long-Term Sponsorship from Hyundai

Monday, January 20th, 2014

AO on Site – London: Frieze Masters at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Tate Modern Opens Doors to African Artists

Thursday, July 4th, 2013

London: Tino Sehgal’s ‘These Associations’ at the Tate Modern, July 24 through October 28, 2012

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Art 43 Basel Vernissage and VIP Preview

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

AO on Site – London: Damien Hirst Retrospective at Tate Modern through September 9, 2012

Monday, April 9th, 2012

AO On Site- London: Joan Miro, “The Ladder of Escape” at Tate Modern through September 11th, 2011

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Go See – Munich: Ai Weiwei’s politically charged “So Sorry” at Haus der Kunst through January 17, 2010

Friday, October 23rd, 2009
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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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