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Lucian Freud’s Work at National Portrait Gallery Analyzed by New York Review of Books

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Clara Drummond Wins 2016 BP Portrait Award

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Museu Picasso and National Portrait Gallery Announced Joint Show of Picasso Portraits

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

BP Portrait Award Shortlist Announced

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

London – John Baldessari: “Pictures & Scripts” at Marian Goodman Gallery Through April 25th, 2015

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

National Gallery Sees Controversy Over Privatizing Staff

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

BP Portrait Award Shortlist Announced

Friday, April 18th, 2014

London – “New Order II: British Art Now” at Saatchi Gallery Through March 23rd, 2014

Saturday, March 22nd, 2014

New York – Philip-Lorca diCorcia: “Hustlers” at David Zwirner Gallery Through November 2, 2013

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

AO on Site – London: Frieze Artfair Preview, October 16th, 2013

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Zurich – Francesco Clemente: “Portraits of the 1980s” at Thomas Ammann Fine Art Gallery through September 27

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Portrait of Damien Hirst to go on View at National Portrait Galleries This Fall

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Susanne du Toit’s portrait of son wins BP portrait award

Friday, June 21st, 2013

National Portrait Gallery Buys Miniature Portrait of Queen Elizabeth

Friday, May 10th, 2013

London – Chuck Close: “Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration” at White Cube Bermondsey, through April 21st 2013

Saturday, April 20th, 2013

Titian Portrait Rediscovered in Basement of National Gallery

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

London Old Masters Sales bring uneven results

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

AO On Site – London: Frieze and Frieze Masters Art Fairs at Regent’s Park, Through October 14th

Friday, October 12th, 2012

London – “Tim Noble and Sue Webster: Nihilistic Optimistic” at Blain Southern, through November 24th, 2012

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

London – “Alex Katz: Give Me Tomorrow” at Timothy Taylor Gallery, Through October 5th, 2012

Friday, October 5th, 2012

London – Zhang Huang: “The Mountain Is Still A Mountain” at White Cube Bermondsey Through August 26, 2012

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

London: Rudolph Stingel at Sadie Coles Gallery Through July 4, 2012

Saturday, June 30th, 2012

London: ‘Bauhaus: Art As Life’ at The Barbican Art Gallery through August 12, 2012

Friday, June 8th, 2012

AO Breaking: Titian’s Diana and Castillo purchased by the National Galleries of London and Scotland

Thursday, March 1st, 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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