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New York – David Wojnarowicz: “History Keeps Me Awake at Night” at the Whitney Museum Through September 30th, 2018

Monday, August 27th, 2018

ACT UP Stages Protest at Whitney’s David Wojnarowicz Show

Monday, July 30th, 2018

David Wojnarowicz Work Looks to Set New Price Point for Artist Next Week in New York

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

New Yorker Publishes Piece on David Wojnarowicz, Loneliness, Art and New York

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

AO On Site – New York: David Wojnarowicz ‘Spirituality’ opening at P.P.O.W Gallery, show runs through April 9th, 2011

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

AO News Summary – Washington: National Portrait Gallery removes David Wojnarowicz’s Video ‘Fire in my Belly’ after it is Deemed Offensive

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

Andy Warhol Foundation to Give $100,000 to Smithsonian, Ending Ban

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

AO On-Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 8th, 2017

Friday, May 5th, 2017

New York – Ryan McGinley: “Early” at Team Gallery Through April 1st, 2017

Saturday, April 1st, 2017

Terence Koh to Broadcast Names of Orlando Shooting Victims Into Space

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Jenny Holzer Designing Text Work for NYC AIDS Memorial

Monday, December 28th, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

Venice: “Slip of the Tongue” Curated by Danh Vo at the Punta Della Dogana Through December 31st, 2015

Monday, June 1st, 2015

New York – “Debris” at James Fuentes Gallery Through April 26th, 2015

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Go See – Long Island City, New York: “Time Again” at SculptureCenter through July 25, 2011

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Go See – Frankfurt: Félix González-Torres, “Specific Objects without Specific Form” at MMK until April 25th, 2011

Friday, April 15th, 2011

Art Fair Preview, news summary and schedule: The Armory Show and Armory Week 2011 Begins in New York City

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection’ at Whitney Museum of American Art through May 1, 2011

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Go See – New York: Paul Thek “Diver: A Retrospective” at the Whitney Museum through January 9th, 2011

Monday, December 27th, 2010

Go See – New York: 'Off the Wall: Part One, Thirty Performative Actions' at the Whitney Museum of American Art, through September 19th, 2010

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

AO On Site: Ryan McGinley “Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere” at Team gallery through April 17th

Thursday, April 8th, 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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