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Go See – Los Angeles: Andy Warhol’s Campbell’s Soup Cans at the Museum of Contemporary Art through September 19th, 2011

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

AO On Site (w. Video) – New York: Jim Campbell ‘Scattered Light’ in Madison Square Park Through February 28, 2011

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

AO Auction Preview: Phillips de Pury, Sotheby’s, and Christie’s to hold Contemporary Art Auctions in New York beginning tomorrow, Monday, Nov. 8th through Wednesday, Nov. 10th

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

AO On Site – New York: Scott Campbell ‘If You Don’t Belong, Don’t Be Long’ at OHWOW, Crosby Street, On View Through May 30th

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

AO Interview and Go See: Kathy Grayson, curator of ‘New York Minute’ at MACRO Future in Rome featuring Terence Koh, Dash Snow, Assume Vivid Astro Focus, Banks Violette, Jules de Balincourt, Nate Lowman, Steve “Espo” Powers, Scott Campbell, Cory Arcangel, Ryan McGinley, Aurel Schmidt and more through November 1, 2009

Monday, October 12th, 2009

The Metropolitan Museum of Art names former tapestry curator, Thomas P. Campbell, as new director

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

New York Mag Dives into Met Financial Struggles

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

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

Friday, June 18th, 2010

AO Preview – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 4th – 9th, 2018

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

AO On-Site – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 15th – 18th, 2017

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AO Auction Recap – New York: Christie’s Post-War and Modern Evening Sale, May 17th, 2017

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Former Met Curator Analyzes Recent Issues at Museum

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

AO Preview – Mexico City: Visual Art Week; Zona Maco and others, February 8th – 12th, 2017

Monday, February 6th, 2017

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: NADA at the Deauville Resort and Hotel, December 1st – December 4th, 2016

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

AO Auction Recap – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, February 10th, 2016

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

AO On-Site Summary and Photoset: Art Basel Miami Beach, December 4th – 9th, 2013

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

AO On Site Miami Beach – OHWOW: “It Ain’t Fair”, Friday, December 7th, 2012

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

Art Observed’s Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 Guide to Fairs and Events with Newslink Summary

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

AO Newslink

Friday, August 31st, 2012

AO on site New York – Opening of Bruce High Quality Foundation’s ‘Brucennial 2012′ at 159 Bleecker Street through April 20, 2012

Thursday, March 1st, 2012

AO On Site – Paris: FIAC Preview (with photoset) and News Summary, October 20–23, 2011

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Go See – London: Barry McGee at Stuart Shave/Modern Art through August 13th, 2011

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Living Artists

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

AO Auction Results – London: Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale Realizes $174M; Duerckheim Collection Brings in $97M

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011
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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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