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National Gallery of Art Closes Due to Shutdown

Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Kaywin Feldman to Head National Gallery of Art

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Washington Post Spotlights Challenges for Next National Gallery of Art Director

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

National Gallery of Art Director Earl “Rusty” Powell to Retire in 2019

Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Corcoran Gallery to be Absorbed by National Gallery of Art and George Washington University

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

National Art Gallery of the Bahamas Spearheading Hurricane Recovery

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Group of British Artists Urge National Portrait Gallery to Stop Accepting BP Funding

Saturday, July 6th, 2019

Artists Call for End to BP Sponsorship of London’s National Portrait Gallery

Monday, June 10th, 2019

The National Gallery Director Gabriele Finaldi Interviewed by Art Newspaper

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

Venice – Cy Twombly: “Paradise” at Ca’ Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art Through September 16th, 2015

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Dealer and Collector Virginia Dwan Donates 250 works of Early Conceptualism, Minimalism and Land Art to National Gallery

Monday, September 30th, 2013

MOCA In Talks to Partner with National Gallery

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Go See: Tracey Emin ’20 Years’ at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh until November 9, 2008

Saturday, August 16th, 2008

AO Digital Round-Up – Frieze Art Fair’s Online Viewing Rooms, May 8th – 15th, 2020

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Education Resources for Artists During COVID-19 Quarantine

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

AO News Round-Up: Closures Continue in Art World Over Coronavirus

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Rarely Seen Portrait of David Hockney’s Parents Goes on View at National Portrait Gallery

Monday, February 24th, 2020

AO On-Site – Mexico City: Zona Maco Art Fair at Centro Banamex, February 6th – 9th, 2020

Thursday, February 6th, 2020

BBC Reviews Russian Culture Minister’s Disparaging Position Towards the Arts

Monday, January 27th, 2020

Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker Joins Board at National Gallery

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

The National Gallery of Australia Closes Doors Over Air Quality Concerns

Monday, January 6th, 2020

National Gallery Buys £22m Orazio Gentileschi

Wednesday, December 18th, 2019

Freer/Sackler Rebrands as National Museum of Asian Art.

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

AO Preview – Miami: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 3rd – 8th, 2019

Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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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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