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Go See – New York: "Photoconceptualism 1966-1973" featuring works by Bruce Nauman, Dan Graham, Robert Smithson, Mel Bochner, Gordon Matta-Clark, Edward Ruscha Whitney Museum of American Art, through September 20, 2009

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

New York – Mel Bocher and Alighiero Boetti: “Verba Volant Scripta Manent” at Totah Gallery Through May 15th, 2016

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

AO On-Site – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 4th – 7th, 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: The Art Basel Art Fair, June 14th – 17th, 2018

Saturday, June 9th, 2018

AO On-Site – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at The Grand Palais, October 19th – 22nd, 2017

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

AO Preview – Paris: FIAC Art Fair at the Grand Palais, October 19th – 22nd, 2017

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

AO Preview – New York: Armory Week in New York, February 28th – March 5th, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

New York – Selections from the Sol LeWitt Collection at The Drawing Center Through June 12th, 2016

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

New York – “Hello Walls” at Gladstone Gallery Through July 31st, 2015

Monday, July 13th, 2015

AO On Site Fair Recap: Art Basel 2014, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Go See – New York: Ileana Sonnabend: “Ambassador for the New” at Museum of Modern Art Through April 24th, 2014

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

AO On Site – Miami Beach (final summary 1 of 2): Part 1, Random cell phone images of Art Basel Week Events and Parties

Monday, December 10th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

Los Angeles: Cyprien Gaillard Mural for Triple A public art project through March 2012

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

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

Monday, October 31st, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

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

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

Go See – New York: Anne Truitt at Matthew Marks Gallery through June 26th, 2010

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Go See – New York: “Dan Graham: Beyond” on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art through October 11th, 2009

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

AO On Site with Photo Essay: 2009 New York Armory Show and Armory Modern, plus opening party at MoMA with Gang Gang Dance

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

Go See: Lauffs Collection at Hauser & Wirth, Zürich through July 26

Thursday, June 26th, 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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