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London – Elizabeth Murray: “Flying Bye” at Camden Arts Centre Through

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

New York – Elizabeth Murray: “Painting in the ’80s” at Pace Gallery Through

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018

Empire State Building to Light Up with Famous Artworks for Whitney Opening

Monday, April 27th, 2015

New York – “The Shaped Canvas, Revisited” at Luxembourg & Dayan Through July 3rd, 2014 2014

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

New York – “Reinventing Abstraction,” Curated by Raphael Rubenstein at Cheim & Read Through August 30th, 2013

Monday, August 19th, 2013

New York – ‘Chuck Close Photo Maquettes’ at Eykyn Maclean through May 24, 2013

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Deceased Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO News Summary: Jorge Pardo wins $500,000 MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grant

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

AO On Site (with Interview): ‘Image Matter’ curated by Klaus Kertess at Mary Boone in Chelsea, February 21, 2009; Interview with artist Carroll Dunham

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Go See: Matthew Marks Gallery, Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, in New York through August 15

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

AO On Site (Final Summary Part 2 of 2): The Art – Art Basel Miami Beach Art Fair 2012 Photoset and Recap

Monday, December 10th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset/Video/News Wrapup: Art Basel Miami Beach Survives in 2008

Wednesday, December 10th, 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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