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El Greco Portrait Returns to Rightful Owner 70 Years After Nazi Theft

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

El Greco

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

New York: “Donald Judd, Roy Lichtenstein, Kenneth Noland: A Dialogue” at Castelli Gallery Through June 30th, 2016

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Paris – Maxwell Snow – “The Lady of Shalott” through February 2, 2013 at Colette Paris

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

New York – Sanya Kantarovsky: “On Them” at Luhring Augustine Through June 15th, 2019

Friday, May 24th, 2019

AO Auction Recap: Old Masters Week in New York, January 29-31st, 2014

Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

AO Newslink

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Sunday, March 11th, 2012

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO On Site – New York: Nir Hod “Genius” opening at Paul Kasmin Gallery; with an interview with the artist

Saturday, June 18th, 2011

AO News Summary – New York: Art Dealer Lawrence Salander Sentenced to a Minimum of 6 Years in Prison

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Don’t Miss – Athens: Pablo Picasso “Experiments in Linogravure” at Gagosian Gallery, Athens through April 10, 2010

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

New York – “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937″ at the Neue Galerie Through September 1st, 2014

Saturday, August 9th, 2014

New York — “Jeff Koons: A Retrospective” at The Whitney Museum of Art Through October 19th, 2014

Friday, July 4th, 2014

New York: Robert Indiana: “Beyond Love” at the Whitney Museum Through January 5th, 2013

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Kochi, Kerala, India – The First Annual Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Through March 13th, 2013

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

New York – AO On Site: Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale Results, Thursday November 8th, 2012

Friday, November 9th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Hanna Liden ‘Ghost Town’ at Maccarone Gallery through June 16, 2012

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

AO Newslink

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Hans Holbein

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008
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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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