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Hirshhorn Acquires Tino Seghal Performance Piece

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Tino Seghal Wins 2016 Hans Molfenter Prize

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Go See – New York: Tino Sehgal at The Guggenheim Museum through March 10

Friday, March 5th, 2010

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

New York — “The Language of Things” at City Hall Park Through September 29th, 2016

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Nahmad Family Opens New Contemporary Projects Space in London

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Public Art Fund Announces Summer Show at City Hall Park

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

New York – Asad Raza’s “Home Show,” on View Through December 20th, 2015

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

New York: Philippe Parreno: “H {N)Y P N(Y} OSIS” At Park Avenue Armory Through August 2nd, 2015

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel 2014 Preview, June 19th-22nd, 2014

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Derry-Londonderry: Turner Prize 2013 Announces Today. Exhibition at Ebrington Barracks Through January 5th, 2014

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

Venice Biennale Announces the Winners of this Year’s Golden Lions

Saturday, June 1st, 2013

McCarthy’s Balloon Dog Sells at Frieze for nearly $1 Million

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Performance Steps into the Art Fair Spotlight

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

AO On Site – New York: Frieze VIP Preview on Randall’s Island Through May 13, 2013

Friday, May 10th, 2013

AO On Site for the 54th Venice Biennale 2011: Preview (with photoset) of Christoph Schlingensief’s German Pavilion

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

AO On Site Interview – New York: Performance Group CHERYL at Move!, MoMA PS1

Saturday, November 13th, 2010
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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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