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2020 Getty Medal Goes to Alice Walton, Martin Puryear, Kwame Anthony Appiah

Friday, February 28th, 2020

AO On-Site – Venice: “Liberty,” Martin Puryear at the US Pavilion Through November 24th, 2019

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

Martin Puryear Confirmed as US Rep for 2019 Venice Biennale

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

Martin Puryear to Represent US at Venice Biennale

Monday, August 13th, 2018

New York – Martin Puryear: “Multiple Dimensions” at The Morgan Library & Museum Through January 10th, 2015

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

New York – Martin Puryear Is On View at Matthew Marks Gallery Through January 10th, 2015

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Martin Puryear

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Martin Puryear at Moma

Monday, November 19th, 2007

AO On-Site – Venice: The National Pavilions at the Venice Biennale Through November 24th, 2019

Friday, May 10th, 2019

AO Preview – Venice: “May You Live in Interesting Times,” The 58th Venice Biennale, May 11th – November 24th, 2019

Monday, May 6th, 2019

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 6-9th, 2018

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week, March 1st – 6th, 2016

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

New York – “Sculpture” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 19th, 2014

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Mark di Suvero Awarded Gold Medal by American Academy of Arts and Letters

Friday, May 17th, 2013

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Go See – New York: ‘Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection’ at Whitney Museum of American Art through May 1, 2011

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

Contemporary Art Bridging U.S. and China at Beijing’s Embassy

Sunday, August 17th, 2008
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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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