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Dorothee Fischer, Artist and Head of Konrad Fischer Gallery, Passes Away at 78

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

AO Preview – Miami: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 3rd – 8th, 2019

Sunday, December 1st, 2019

AO on Site – London: Frieze Masters at Regent’s Park, October 17th-20th, 2013

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Gallery Weekend Berlin Announces Gallery List

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Galleries

Friday, July 29th, 2011

AO Preview – Berlin Gallery Weekend Begins

Friday, April 29th, 2011

AO Breaking News: Sigmar Polke Dies at age 69 in Cologne

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Go See: Leverkusen, Germany – Candida Höfer ‘PROJECTS: DONE’ at Museum Morsbroich through August 2, 2009

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Go See: Bruce Nauman’s ‘Diamond Mind Circle of Tears Fallen All Around Me’ at Peter Freeman, New York, through February 21, 2009

Sunday, January 25th, 2009

Sperone Westwater

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Gerhard Richter

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Galleries

Thursday, December 27th, 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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