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Byron Kim Awarded Robert De Niro Sr. Prize

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

Elaine de Kooning Profiled on NPR

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Art Defrauder Leigh Morse Still Owes Over $1 Million in Restitution to Artist Estates

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

AO News Summary – New York: Art Dealer Lawrence Salander Sentenced to a Minimum of 6 Years in Prison

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

AO News Summary: New York art dealer, Lawrence Salander, pleads guilty to engineering a $120 million art investment scam

Friday, March 19th, 2010

AO On Site: Francesco Clemente “A History of the Heart in Three Rainbows” at Deitch Projects New York, through May 30th, 2009

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009

New York – Joyce Pensato: “Castaway” at Petzel Gallery Through March 28th, 2015

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Zurich – Francesco Clemente: “Portraits of the 1980s” at Thomas Ammann Fine Art Gallery through September 27

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Newslinks for Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Sunday, November 30th, 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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