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London – Fischli/Weiss: “Should I paint a pirate ship on my car with an armed figure on it holding a decapitated head by the hair?” at Sprüth Magers Through March 14th, 2020

Monday, January 27th, 2020

New York – Fischli/Weiss: “How to Work Better” at The Guggenheim Museum Through April 27th, 2016

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Berlin – Fischli/Weiss: “Eine Ansammlung Von Gegenständen” at Sprüth Magers Berlin Through August 30th, 2014

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

New York – Matt Johnson: “Wood Sculpture” at 303 Gallery Through February 25th, 2017

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

AO Preview – Basel: Art Basel Week Through June 19th, 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Peter Fischli Interviewed in New York Times

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Berlin – Peter Fischli and David Weiss at Sprüth Magers Through April 13th, 2013

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Don’t Miss – Zürich: Peter Fischli/David Weiss at Eva Presenhuber through July 31, 2009

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Go See: ‘Sonne, Mond und Sterne,’ by Fischli and Weiss, at Spruth Magers Gallery, Berlin, through January 21st, 2009

Saturday, December 27th, 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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