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NEW YORK – JR: CHRONICLES AT BROOKLYN MUSEUM THROUGH MAY 3RD, 2020

Monday, February 24th, 2020

JR’s Installation at Louvre Destroyed by Visitors

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Hank Willis Thomas to Design MLK Jr. Statue

Monday, March 4th, 2019

JR Profiled in The Telegraph

Monday, January 8th, 2018

JR Installs New Work Across Rio

Monday, August 15th, 2016

JR Installs Massive Wheatpaste on Louvre Pyramid

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

JR to Publish Book with Comic Book Legend Art Spiegelman

Friday, September 26th, 2014

Paris – JR: “Au Pantheon!” at The Pantheon Through October 5th, 2014

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

JR Installs Photographic Flooring at New York City Ballet

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Bernadaud Releases Series of Collector Dinnerware from Koons, Calle, JR and More

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Nowness Speaks With JR About Democratizing His Practice

Friday, February 1st, 2013

AO On Site – New York: JR ‘Inside Out Project’ at Mulberry and Prince in Manhattan, April 23, 2012

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Go See – Paris: JR ‘Encrages’ at Galerie Perrotin through January 7, 2012

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Go See – Paris: Lance Armstrong and Nike Livestrong ‘STAGES’ at Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin through August 8, 2009, Featuring works and Tour de France bikes designed by Andreas Gursky, Yoshitomo Nara, Christopher Wool, Tom Sachs, Ed Ruscha, Rosson Crow, Damien Hirst, Shepard Fairey, Barry McGee, Aaron Young, JR, Jules de Balincourt, Kaws, Richard Prince and others

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

New Software Tracks Gender Breakdown in Collections

Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Columbia Journalism Review Charts Challenges at Artforum

Wednesday, August 7th, 2019

J. Paul Getty Trust Purchases Archives of Ebony and Jet Magazine

Thursday, July 25th, 2019

Dealer Arrested in Connection with $140 Million Antique Smuggling Ring

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

AO On-Site – Venice: “May You Live in Interesting Times,” the 58th Venice Biennale, May 10th – 24th, 2019

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Guadalupe Rosales and Hank Willis Thomas Receive Gordon Parks Foundation Fellowships

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Finnish Gallerists Arrested for Art Fraud

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

New York – Pope.L: “One Thing After Another (Part Two)” and “Circa” at Mitchell-Innes and Nash Through October 27th, 2018

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

AO Preview -New York: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island, May 3rd-6th, 2018

Sunday, April 29th, 2018

AO Preview – New York: The Armory Show Art Week, March 8th – 11th, 2018

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018
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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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