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AO Auction Preview – London: The January Post-War and Contemporary Auctions Begin at Sotheby’s

Monday, February 8th, 2010

AO Onsite: Art Basel Miami Beach 2009 has begun and will run through December 6

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

AO On Site; Frieze Round-Up: Frieze Art Fair opens under a persistent recession, but closes much more positively

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

AO On Site Auction Results – London: Christie’s Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale Friday October 16th, exceeds expections of conservative estimates

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Newslinks for Monday August 17, 2009

Monday, August 17th, 2009

AO Auction/Event Preview -Watermill, New York: The 16th Annual Watermill Summer Auction and Benefit July 25, 2009

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Art 40 Basel Closeup

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

AO On Site – Basel: ART 40 BASEL opened today, initial reports indicate solid activity

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Go See: Hernan Bas at the Brooklyn Museum, New York, through May 24, 2009

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Go See: Walton Ford at Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, May 8 – July 3

Thursday, May 29th, 2008
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Art News Charts Acquisitions and Sales Speculations Among Mega-Galleries

May 22nd, 2019

A piece in Art News notes the increased pace of acquisition of artists and artists’ estates by Hauser & Wirth of late, and looks at the sizes and purported earnings of each of the mega-galleries. “Gagosian was reputed to gross the most: roughly $1 billion a year,” says writer Michael Shnayerson. “The others were said to be closer to $250 million each, but claimed to do better.”
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Workers Move to Unionize

May 22nd, 2019

Administrative workers and cinema staff at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York are trying to unionize, Artforum reports. “We are here because we believe in BAM’s mission,” the new union’s Twitter account posted last month. “Through unionization, we raise our morale, pride, and job satisfaction. Our union will make BAM stronger, more democratic, and more sustainable. BAM is a cultural institution that stands for freedom of expression, innovation, and open dialogue. However, as administrative staff, we need a truly powerful voice of our own in our workplace.”
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Knight Foundation Gives $1.7 Million to PBS

May 22nd, 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given a $1.7 million gift to PBS, Art News reports. “This initiative raises the visibility of artists working across the U.S., north to south and east to west, in cities large and small,”says Victoria Rogers, the Knight Foundation’s vice president for arts. “Through its iconic national programming and expanded digital presence, PBS NewsHour’s Canvas elevates art as national news, bringing arts directly to millions of people on their screens big and small.”
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