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New York – Peter Fischli: “Cans, Bags and Boxes” at Reena Spaulings Through September 23rd, 2018

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Artist’s Black Box Contains Black Metal Band Playing Until Their Oxygen is Depleted

Saturday, July 5th, 2014

Lost Van Gogh Recovered From Bank Deposit Box

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

AO On Site – Williamsburg, Brooklyn: Photoset and Interview with Noémie Lafrance ‘The White Box Project’ Performance at Black & White Gallery Saturday, September 17th; performance runs through September 24-25

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

AO November Auction Roundup 3 of 5: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Art, New York, Wednesday, November 12th: Basquiat’s “Boxer” sells while the Bacon does not, “The market is adjusting down”

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Metallica’s drummer to sell Basquiat painting at Christie’s New York, November 12th auction; ‘Boxer’ to be displayed during Frieze Art Fair in London

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

Go See: The Hermès “H Box” at the Tate Modern, London, through August 17

Wednesday, July 16th, 2008

AO Auction Preview – London Impressionist/Modern and Post-War/Contemporary Sales, February 4th – 13th, 2020

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

LS Lowry Painting, Never Shown Publicly, to Go on Sale in London After 70 Years

Thursday, December 26th, 2019

New York – Robert Gober: “Tick Tock” at Matthew Marks Through April 21st, 2018

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Berlin-“Fat City” by Marianne Vitale at Contemporary Fine Arts through April 22nd, 2017

Monday, April 17th, 2017

New York — Jack Whitten at Hauser & Wirth Through April 8th, 2017

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Rachel Whiteread Interviewed in The Guardian

Monday, March 27th, 2017

London – Ibrahim Mahama: “Fragments” at White Cube Through April 13th, 2017

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

New York — Marta Riniker-Radich: “Every Home A Fortress Every Hearth A Blossom” at Swiss Institute Through December 18th, 2016

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

AO Preview – Miami Beach: Miami Art Week and Art Basel Miami Beach, November 30th – December 4th, 2016

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Paris – Ai Weiwei at Max Hetzler Through October 8th, 2016

Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

New York – “Bad Faith” at James Fuentes Through September 11th, 2016

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

London – Virginia Overton at White Cube Mason’s Yard Through March 14th, 2015

Friday, February 27th, 2015

New York – Jason Rhoades: “PeaRoeFoam” at David Zwirmer, through October 18th 2014

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

New York – Ellen Gallagher “Don’t Axe Me” at New Museum Through September 15, 2013

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2013 Preview, June 13th-16th, 2013

Tuesday, June 11th, 2013

AO On Site – Venice: The Unofficial Palestine Pavilion at 2013 Venice Biennale – Otherwise Occupied

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

New York – Danh Vo: “Mother Tongue” at Marian Goodman Gallery Through April 27th, 2012

Monday, April 22nd, 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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