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Carnegie Museum of Art Prizes Go to Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and Postcommodity

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s Market Explored in Bloomberg

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Interviewed in New Yorker

Monday, June 12th, 2017

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Profiled in Vogue

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye Wins Future Generation Art Prize December 7th, 2012

Friday, December 7th, 2012

AO Auction Results – London: Phillips 20th Century and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 27th, 2019

Friday, June 28th, 2019

Ghana to Open Pavilion in Venice This Year

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Berlin – “We Don’t Need Another Hero”: The 2018 Berlin Biennale Through September 9th, 2018

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

Hilton Als to Curate Series of Shows at Yale Center for British Art

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair at Randall’s Island, May 5th – 7th, 2017.

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sales, October 6th, 2016

Friday, October 7th, 2016

New York — Glenn Ligon: “What We Said The Last Time” and “We Need To Wake Up Cause That’s What Time It Is” at Luhring Augustine Through April 17th, 2016

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 16th, 2015

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Derry-Londonderry: Turner Prize 2013 Announces Today. Exhibition at Ebrington Barracks Through January 5th, 2014

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Turner Prize Begins Today in Derry, Northern Ireland

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

London – Duane Hanson at The Serpentine Gallery Through September 13th, 2015

Thursday, August 6th, 2015
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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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