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Museo Jumex Appoints New Director, Chief Curator After Controversial Show Cancellation

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Museo Jumex Opens in Mexico City

Monday, November 18th, 2013

Mexico’s Jumex Collection Museum Looks to Open in November

Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

AO Preview – Mexico City Art Week, February 6th – 10th, 2019

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Mexico City Museums Assess Damage After Massive Earthquake

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

LA Times Profiles Mexico City’s Art Scene

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

AO Preview – Mexico City: Visual Art Week; Zona Maco and others, February 8th – 12th, 2017

Monday, February 6th, 2017

AO On-Site: Mexico City Art Week, February 3rd – 7th, 2016

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Hermann Nitsch Retrospective Finds New Home in Palermo

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Hermann Nitsch Show Canceled in Mexico City

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

New Project Focuses On Artists Born After 1989

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

New York – G.T. Pellizzi: “Financial Times” at Mary Boone Gallery, Through March 1st, 2014

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Go See – London: Richard Wright at Gagosian Gallery through October 3rd , 2009

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009

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Tuesday, December 25th, 2007
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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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