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Art Basel Sales Indicate Conservative Market Position

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

AO Recap – Basel: Art Basel Fair at Messe Basel, June 16th-19th 2016

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Basel – AO On-Site: Art Basel Art Fair, June 16th – 19th, 2016

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

AO Preview – Basel: Art Basel Week Through June 19th, 2016

Monday, June 13th, 2016

New York Times Follows Dominique Lévy Through Art Basel Prep

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

AO On-Site – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd – 26th, 2016

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Barron’s Notes Increased Focus on Gallery Relationships at Art Basel This Year

Saturday, March 26th, 2016

Art Basel Announces New “Cities” Initiative

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

AO Preview – Hong Kong: Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, March 22nd-26th, 2016

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Art Basel Publishes Exhibitor List

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Art Basel’s Marc Spiegler Calls for Greater Price Transparency Among Galleries

Monday, January 11th, 2016

New York Times Looks at Fashionable Gallerist Footwear for Art Basel Miami Beach

Thursday, December 10th, 2015

AO Fair Recap – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach and Miami Art Week, December 2nd – 6th, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

AO On-Site – Miami Beach: Art Basel Public Sector at Collins Park, December 1st – 6th, 2015

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel Miami Beach 2015 at the Miami Beach Convention Center, December 3rd-6th, 2015

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

AO Events and Art Preview – Miami Beach: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and Miami Art Week, December 3rd – 6th, 2015

Monday, November 30th, 2015

MoMA Selling Andy Warhol Skate Decks at Art Basel Miami Beach

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Art Basel Hong Kong Announces Exhibitor List

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Plans for Kabinett Section

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Art Basel Miami Beach Announces Exhibitor List for 2015 Edition

Friday, September 11th, 2015

New Art Fair Announced for Art Basel Miami Beach 2015

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Noah Horowitz Named Director Americas for Art Basel

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

AO On-Site: Art Basel at Messe Basel, June 18th-21st, 2015

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

AO Preview – Basel, Switzerland: Art Basel Art Fair, June 18th-21st, 2015

Monday, June 15th, 2015
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ICA Philadelphia Gets W.A.G.E. Certification

March 23rd, 2018

ICA Philly, via Art NewsThe ICA Philadelphia will be the first museum certified by Working Artists and the Greater Economy (W.A.G.E.), a New York-based organization pushing for sustainable economic relationships between artists and exhibiting institutions. “Our partnership with W.A.G.E. helps to set a new standard in the museum field, one that ensures equitable environments for the artists with whom we work,” director, Amy Sadao, said in a statement.“We’re proud to be the first museum to join this diverse group of arts and culture institutions across the U.S. who are certified, and hope that it will encourage other museums to do the same.”
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Art News Explores Controversy Over Helen Molesworth Firing

March 22nd, 2018

Helen Molesworth, via MOCAArt News has a piece exploring the firing of Helen Molesworth at MOCA in-depth, seeking to understand what the museum’s claims that she had been “undermining the museum.” The piece explores a series of public statements and quotes by the curator that were critical of MOCA and its programming choices.  “Everything that happens in museums is a microcosm of what happens in the world,” she says in one quote.  “I’ve been told that I have lot of ‘swagger’—code: gay, code: black. I have been told: Do I have to look at everything through the lens of identity politics?”
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Joan Jonas Profiled in The Guardian

March 22nd, 2018

Joan Jonas, via GuardianJoan Jonas gets a feature in The Guardian this week, as the artist opens her retrospective at the Tate Modern. “When I use a myth or a story or a literary text in my work, I often extract particular passages from a larger narrative that resonates with me,” she says. “In performance, the audience hears the text, recorded in advance or recited in real time, in fragments, and sees components – such as movements, props, drawings and video – that may relate only indirectly to the text. I don’t change the language, but rather I change the context, which opens up the text to different possibilities of meaning. I don’t illustrate; I juxtapose.”
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