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AO On Site Photoset – Basel – LISTE 17 at Art 43 Basel, 2012

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

Go See: The Generational: Younger Than Jesus at The New Museum, through 5 July, 2009

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

Go See: Tate Triennial ‘Altermodern’ at the Tate Modern, London, through April 26, 2009

Friday, February 6th, 2009

New York – “Rosemarie Trockel: A Cosmos” at the New Museum through January 20th, 2013

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Go See – New York: Will Ryman ‘The Roses’ Tower Over Park Avenue from 57th-67th Streets Through May 31, 2011

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Don’t Miss – Los Angeles: “Bright White Underground” Presented by Country Club Projects at The Buck House through October 30, 2010

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

Go See-New York (With On Site Video): Sue Williams at 303 Gallery, Curated by Nate Lowman, Through October 23, 2010

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

AO On Site – Basel: ART 40 BASEL opened today, initial reports indicate solid activity

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Andrew Wyeth passes away at 91

Monday, January 19th, 2009
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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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