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London – Ibrahim Mahama: “Fragments” at White Cube Through April 13th, 2017

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Documenta 14 Organizers Opening Second Satellite Show in Angola

Saturday, June 24th, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: The Armory Show, March 1st – 5th, 2017

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

AO On-Site – New York: 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, May 5th-8th, 2016

Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Stefan Simchowitz Sues Ghanian Artist Over Disowned Works

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” – The 56th Venice Biennale at The Arsenale Through November 22nd, 2015

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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Max Hollein Gets NYT Profile

April 18th, 2018

Max Hollein,via NYTMax Hollein gets a profile in the NYT this week, as he prepares to take the helm at The Met. “Max Hollein set benchmarks in terms of mobilizing citizens for culture and museums,” says Felix Semmelroth, San Francsico’s former cultural affairs director. “He left deep, deep traces in the city.”
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NYT Spotlights Continued Growth for Private Sales

April 18th, 2018

Private sales, via NYTThe New York Times looks at the continued growth of private sales at auction houses, noting Sotheby’s private sales growth by 28 percent last year, up to $744.6 million. “It was something that was kept under wraps at most of the houses for some time,” says David Schrader, who joined Sotheby’s last year as its head of private sales for contemporary art. “Now we’re being very vocal about it and putting more energy into it.”
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Online Sales See Challenges Over Transparency

April 18th, 2018

christies-via-ny-magA recent report notes that online sales could stagnate if market transparency does not improve, the Art Newspaper says. “In a world where online consumers can easily compare prices for most goods, and where ‘value’ is more universally understood, the online art market has a real challenge… when it comes to educating and creating confidence among new online buyers,” says Anders Petterson, founder of ArtTactic.
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