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New York – Jon Kessler: “The Web” at Swiss Institute Through April 28th, 2013

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

New York: Jon Kessler 'The Blue Period' at Salon 94 Bowery through March 10

Monday, February 27th, 2012

New York – The 2017 Whitney Biennial at the Whitney Museum, Through June 11th, 2017

Monday, March 20th, 2017

New York: “Spaced Out: Migration to the Interior” Curated by Phong Bui at Red Bull Studios Through December 12th, 2014

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

New York – “Jew York” at Zach Feuer and UNTITLED Through July 26th, 2013

Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO on Site – Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 – Main Fair Conclusion and Summary

Monday, December 6th, 2010

AO On Site fair and event preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 begins today through December 5th

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Go See – New York: Luhring Augustine celebrates its 25th Anniversary through June 19th, 2010

Saturday, June 5th, 2010

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

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

AO On Site: Glass-Half Full @ Miami Art Basel Vernissage Wednesday, Dec 2nd, 2008

Friday, December 5th, 2008

AO On Site: Creative Time presents Democracy In America at the Convergence Center in the Park Avenue Armory in New York City, September 21 through 27

Friday, September 26th, 2008

AO On Site: More Bucks Than Bang at the Armory Show 2008

Friday, March 28th, 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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