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London – Zhang Huan: “Spring Poppy Fields” at Pace London Through May 31st, 2014

Monday, May 26th, 2014

AO Photoset: On Site at Brooklyn Artists Ball Gala Dinner At Brooklyn Museum, Wednesday, April 24

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

Paris – Jim Shaw: “Strange Beautiful” at Praz-Delavallade Through November 2nd, 2019

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019

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

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 1st – 4th, 2016

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

New York – The New Museum Triennial: “Surround Audience” Through May 24th, 2015

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

New York – Aki Sasamoto: “Sunny in the Furnace” at The Kitchen, March 6th – 8th, 2014

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

AO On-Site: NADA at the Deauville Hotel, December 5th-8th, 2013

Friday, December 6th, 2013

New York – Peter Saul and Jim Shaw: “Drawings” at Mary Boone Through February 23, 2013

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

New York City: “Black Cake” Curated by Alex Gartenfeld at Team Gallery Through February 16th, 2013

Monday, January 21st, 2013

New York – Ann Hamilton “the event of a thread” at The Park Avenue Armory, through January 6th, 2013

Thursday, January 3rd, 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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