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AO Auction Preview – London: Contemporary Evening Sales, October 15th-17th, 2014

Monday, October 13th, 2014

8th Berlin Biennale Opens Today

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

AO On-Site: Frieze New York at Randall’s Island – May 9th-11th, 2014

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

New York – “Looking Back / The 8th White Columns Annual” at White Columns, Through February 22nd, 2014

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

AO Onsite Art Basel Miami Beach 2012 – All That Glitters is Not Gold: Focus on Copper as a Medium at the Main Fair

Saturday, December 8th, 2012

AO Newslink

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

AO Newslink

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

AO On Site – New York: New Museum Triennial Exhibition ‘The Ungovernables’ through April 22, 2012

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

AO On Site Photoset – Paris: FIAC Sculpture Garden at the Tuileries, October 20-23, 2011

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011

Go See – Frankfurt: Félix González-Torres, “Specific Objects without Specific Form” at MMK until April 25th, 2011

Friday, April 15th, 2011

AO On Site – 6th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art: ‘what is waiting out there’ through August 8, 2010

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Art Newspaper Notes More Artists Going Freelance in Current Market Environment

Friday, September 16th, 2016

AO Newslink

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
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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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