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MoMA to Reunite Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Art Newspaper Notes Growing Number of Fakes Attributed to African-American Modernists

Friday, January 4th, 2019

AO Auction Recap – New York: Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, November 14th – 15th, 2018

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

New York – “2015:1947″ at Equity Gallery through November 28th, 2015

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

New York – “America is Hard to See” the Debut Exhibition at the Newly Completed Whitney Museum, Through September 27th. 2015

Monday, April 27th, 2015

New York – “American Legends: From Calder to O’Keefe” at the Whitney Museum of American Art through the end of May 2013

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

AO Preview – Venice Biennale Vernissage, May 10th – 13th, 2017

Monday, May 8th, 2017

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

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

AO ON SITE: URS FISCHER & GAVIN BROWN @ TONY SHAFRAZI GALLERY, MAY 9 – JULY 12, 2008

Monday, May 12th, 2008

GO SEE: PETER DOIG AT TATE BRITAIN, February 25 – April 27

Monday, February 25th, 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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