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Hans Ulrich Obrist Calls for WPA-Style Arts Program to Help Economy

Monday, March 30th, 2020

Hans Ulrich Obrist Eulogizes Marisa Merz in Frieze

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Hans Ulrich Obrist Tops ArtReview’s “Power 100″ List

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Yongwoo Lee’s Shanghai Project Struggles After Funding, Scheduling Issues

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Hans Ulrich Obrist Co-Curates Show at La Monnaie Paris with Christian Boltanski

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Hans Ulrich Obrist Wins 2015 Folkwang Prize

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Hans Ulrich Obrist Releases New Book of Artist Conversations This Week

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Hans Ulrich Obrist Interviewed in The Guardian

Monday, March 9th, 2015

Hans Ulrich Obrist Profiled in New Yorker

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Hans Ulrich Obrist Writes on Being a Curator

Monday, March 24th, 2014

W Magazine Tours Home of Bettina Korek

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

London: Serpentine Summer Pavilion Design by Frida Escobedo Unveiled

Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

New NYC Space The Shed Appoints Emma Enderby as Curator

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

AO On-Site – Basel: Art Basel at Messe Basel Through June 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 23 – 25th, 2017

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Mexico City — Gabriel Orozco: “Oroxxo” at Kurimanzutto Through March 16th, 2017

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Open Letter Protests Closure of New Art Gallery Walsallfaces

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 1st – 4th, 2016

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

New York – “Take Me I’m Yours” at The Jewish Museum Through February 5th, 2017

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

NYT Looks at Potentials for Arts Education as Government Support Dwindles

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Jewish Museum Launches Kickstarter for New Exhibition

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

NYT Paints Cautious Picture for Upcoming Market Events

Monday, June 13th, 2016

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd – 26th, 2016

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

AO Fair Recap – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong, March 15th – 17th, 2015

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
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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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