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Berlin – Piet Mondrian: “The Line” at Martin Gropius Bau Through December 6th, 2015

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

Berlin – Omer Fast: “Talking is not always the solution” at Martin-Gropius-Bau through March 12th, 2017

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Berlin – Isa Genzken: “Mach Dich hübsch!” at Martin-Gropius-Bau Through June 26th, 2016

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Berlin – Ai Weiwei: “Evidence” at Martin-Gropius Bau Through July 7th, 2014

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Berlin – Anish Kapoor: “Kapoor in Berlin” at Martin-Gropius-Bau Through November 24th, 2013

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Berlin – Diane Arbus: Retrospective at Martin-Gropius-Bau Museum Through September 23rd, 2012

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

AO On Site – New York: ‘Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity,’ featuring Paul Klee, Vasily Kandinsky, Josef Albers, and more at MoMA through Jan. 25, 2010

Friday, January 1st, 2010

Diane Arbus Profiled in New York Magazine

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

Ai Weiwei to Premiere “Hidden” Artwork in Poland Next Month

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Ai Weiwei Prepares Trio of International Shows for Summer

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Anish Kapoor Interviewed in The Guardian

Friday, May 17th, 2013

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Pacific Standard Time Crosscurrents in L.A. Painting and Sculpture, 1950-1970 at the J. Paul Getty Museum through February 5, 2012

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Go See – Paris: Diane Arbus at Jeu de Paume through February 5, 2012

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

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

Friday, June 11th, 2010
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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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