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New York – “Wayne Thiebaud: Retrospective” At Acquavella Galleries, Through November 30th, 2012

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Wayne Thiebaud

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

AO ON-SITE – MIAMI BEACH: ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH 2019 AT MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER, DECEMBER 4th – 8TH, 2019

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

AO – Auction Results: Christie’s Post War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale, May 12, 2013

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

AO On Site – Art 43 Basel Final Photoset and AO News Wrapup

Monday, June 18th, 2012

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Preview – New York: Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and Phillips de Pury to Hold Contemporary Art Sales May 9-12, 2011

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Don’t Miss: Bruce Nauman, For Children / For Beginners at Sperone Westwater through December 18th, 2010

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

AO Onsite Auction Results: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale on Tuesday Nov. 9th Realizes $222.5M; Warhol and Rothko are Top Lots

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

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
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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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