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AO Onsite – Miami: Lance Armstrong’s STAGES in collaboration with O.H.W.O.W., Thursday, December 3, 2009

Friday, December 4th, 2009

AO on Site New York – Art for awareness, Lance Armstrong brings an impressive group of artists together for his Stages exhibition and auction, Art Observed was on site to speak to those involved

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

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

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2010 VIP Preview Day News Roundup and Photoset, Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

AO Onsite – Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 Round- up – “A lot less ornament and a lot more substance”

Monday, December 7th, 2009

AO Onsite: Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 has begun and will run through December 6

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

AO OnSite and link roundup: Art Basel Miami Beach begins tomorrow and will run through December 6th

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Newslinks for Wednesday November 4th, 2009

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday, July 27, 2009

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Newslinks for Tuesday July 14, 2009

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009

Basel Miami Wednesday: First Night on the Town: Bar Crawling For Billionaires.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2007

AO On Site: Bomb Magazine’s 30th Anniversary Gala and Silent Auction, Friday, April 15th 2011

Monday, April 18th, 2011

Art Observed Newslinks For Wednesday December 16th, 2009

Wednesday, December 16th, 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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