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New York – Pia Camil: “Slats, skins and shop fittings” at Blum & Poe Through August 12th, 2016

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Paris – Camille Henrot: “The Pale Fox“ at Betonsalon through December 20th, 2014

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Artists Pull Work from Aichi Triennial, Citing Censorship

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Desert X Returns for 2019

Monday, January 28th, 2019

AO On Site – New York: Frieze New York Art Fair on Randall’s Island May 14th-17th, 2015

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

Frieze New York Announces 2015 Projects Artists

Friday, February 6th, 2015

New York – Leo Xu Projects and Metro Pictures Host “A New Ballardian Vision” for Condo: New York, Through August 4th, 2017

Friday, August 4th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – London: Impressionist, Modern and Surrealist Sales, February 3rd, 2016

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

AO Preview – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 14th – 17th, 2015

Monday, October 12th, 2015

AO Recap – Art Basel 2013 in Basel Switzerland, June 13th-16th, 2013

Monday, June 17th, 2013
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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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