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AO Events and Art Preview – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and Miami Art Week, December 3rd – 6th, 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015

AO on site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Press Preview, October 23rd, 2013

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

New York – Marianne Vitale: “Diamond Crossings” at Zach Feuer Gallery Through June 15, 2013

Monday, May 27th, 2013

AO On Site Miami Beach – OHWOW: “It Ain’t Fair”, Friday, December 7th, 2012

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

AO Preview – Berlin Gallery Weekend Begins

Friday, April 29th, 2011

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC 2010 Mid-Fair News Brief and Photo Set 1 of 2 (final photo set to follow the conclusion of the fair)

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

AO Onsite – New York: Interview with gallery owners Joel Mesler and Carol Cohen at the grand opening of UNTITLED, September 12th, 2010

Sunday, September 19th, 2010

Don’t Miss – Queens, New York: Greater New York at MoMA PS1 Through October 18, 2010

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

AO Breaking News: Artists Announced for 2010 Whitney Biennial in New York

Friday, December 11th, 2009

AO On Site; Frieze Round-Up: Frieze Art Fair opens under a persistent recession, but closes much more positively

Tuesday, October 20th, 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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