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2016 Turner Prize Shortlist Announced

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Phillips President Michael McGinnis Stepping Down

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

BP Portrait Award Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

New York, Los Angeles, London: Alex Prager ‘Compulsion’ at Yancey Richardson through May 19, M+B through May 12, and Michael Hoppen Contemporary through May 26, 2012

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Don’t Miss- New York: Marcel Broodthaers “Major Works” at Michael Werner through November 13, 2010

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

AO On Site: Peter Doig, New Paintings, Saturday, January 17th, 2009, on until March 14th, 2009 at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise and Michael Werner Gallery, New York

Monday, January 19th, 2009

AO Newslink

Monday, May 14th, 2012

AO on site (Photoset) Art 42 Basel 2011: Volta 7, A Basel Satellite Art Fair For New and Emerging Art

Friday, June 17th, 2011

AO On Site Report #2 – Art Basel, Switzerland, Focus on Quality Drives Buyers

Friday, June 18th, 2010

New York – Lutz Bacher, Nayland Blake and Vincent Fecteau: “Magic Ben Big Boy” at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 20th, 2019

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019

Sophie Calle Memorializes Deceased Cat in Star-Studded Music Project

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 29th – 31st, 2018

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

New York – Harumi Yamaguchi Presented by Project Native Informant at Bridget Donahue Gallery for CONDO New York Through July 29th, 2017

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

AO Auction Results – New York: Phillips 20th Century Evening Sale and Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Evening Sale, November 16th, 2016

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

London – The Turner Prize Exhibition at Tate Britain Through January 2nd, 2017

Sunday, October 30th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, October 7th, 2016

Saturday, October 8th, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale, June 29th, 2016

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

Art Basel Sales Indicate Conservative Market Position

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Evening Sale, October 15th, 2015

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

AO Recap and Photoset – London: Frieze Art Fair at Regent’s Park, October 15th-18th, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

W Magazine Publishes List of the “Who’s Who” in the Art World

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

New York – Bushwick Open Studios, May 30th – June 2nd, 2014

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Don’t Miss – New York: Michel Majerus at Matthew Marks Gallery Through April 19th

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Steve McQueen on List of Hugo Boss Prize Finalists

Friday, December 13th, 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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