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New York – “Materializing ‘Six Years': Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art” at The Brooklyn Museum Through February 3rd, 2013

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: Opening Preview of The New York Art Book Fair (and new M.Wells eatery) at MoMA/P.S.1, Thursday, September 27th, 2012

Friday, September 28th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: ‘Dan Flavin: Drawings’ at the Morgan Library & Museum through July 1, 2012

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Go See – New York: Eva Hesse “Spectres 1960″ at Brooklyn Museum through January 8, 2012

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Amnesia’ Featuring Felix Gonzalez-Torres, On Kawara, Rebecca Cleman, and Josh Kline at Andrea Rosen through January 22nd, 2011

Monday, January 17th, 2011

Go See – New York: Lee Lozano ‘Tools’ at Hauser & Wirth through February 19, 2011

Saturday, January 15th, 2011
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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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