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Morning Links: Jared Leto Edition

A petition about the plan to close outposts of Swedish cultural institutions in the Mediterranean already has thousands of signatures. [The Art Newspaper] Roberta Smith on Chris Ofili at the New Museum [The New York Times] Juliet Mitchell on the … Read More


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David Wojnarowicz Photograph Sets Artist Record at Bonhams

Art Daily reports that a photograph by David Wojnarowicz has set a new record at Bonhams auction house, selling for $125,000, four times the high estimate. The artist’s previous record, according to Artnet, was $122,500, achieved at a Christie’s afternoon … Read More


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MoMA Plans Picabia Retrospective for 2016

The Museum of Modern Art in New York will mount a Francis Picabia retrospective in November 2016. Rumors of a show featuring the Dadaist master have been circulating for a while, and the museum confirmed the news with The New … Read More


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To Bushwick! Shows to See Right Now in Brooklyn’s Outermost Art District

Remember back in early 2012 when Luhring Augustine announced that it was opening a gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, and everyone wondered if other blue-chip galleries would follow suit? There was a new rumor every week: Gagosian Bushwick! Zwirner Bushwick! Pace … Read More


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The Thoroughly Modern Met

With the Lauder Collection gift, the Met reframes the Cubist movement for the 21st century Read More


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Morning Links: Allen Jones Edition

Controversial British artist Allen Jones has his first U.K. show in almost 20 years. [The Spectator] Melissa Chiu steps into her new role as director of the Hirshhorn Museum. She’s named Gianni Jetzer, the former Swiss Institute director, curator at … Read More


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Sarah Thornton’s Next Act

The journalist’s new book documents her interactions with Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons and Cady Noland Read More


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‘Gray Is the Color of the Insides': El Anatsui at Mnuchin Gallery

For one of the most famous colorists in the contemporary art world, it was a shock to hear El Anatsui detail his devotion to gray and its many shades. Anatsui spoke at Mnuchin Gallery for the occasion of his new … Read More


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Gavin Brown’s Bridget Donahue to Open Gallery on Lower East Side

Bridget Donahue, director at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, plans to open a gallery on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. In an email to ARTnews Donahue said she received the keys to the space at 99 Bowery, on the second floor, on Monday. She … Read More


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Christie’s Appoints Elizabeth Beaman as New Head of American Art Department

Yesterday, Christie’s New York announced the appointment of Elizabeth Beaman to the Head Of Department, American Art. Beaman, who joined the department in 2011 as Vice President, will replace Liz Sterling, who has decided to depart the auction house to … Read More


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Morning Links: October 29, 2014

Eli Broad acquired Jordan Wolfson’s cyborg dancer, it turns out, and will soon show it at his museum. [New York Post] Paul Cumins, the artist responsible for the WWI poppy display currently at the Tower of London, lost his finger … Read More


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Confrontation at Harvard Art Museums

Harvard’s new Piano plays off the Le Corbusier next door, and not everyone is happy with the tune Read More


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Not Another Nude: Jennifer Rubell and Brandi Twilley Take on the Male Gaze

A new series of diptych portraits by Brad Jones—the “next sensational, aggressive American (male) painter,” according to the press release—is opening Wednesday, October 29 at Sargent’s Daughters in Lower Manhattan. Who is this Brad Jones? Well for one, he’s not … Read More


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French Connections: Kenny Schachter at FIAC

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator, and writer. The opinions expressed here are his own. On the heels of the Frieze art fair in London, I was off to FIAC in Paris, a breather before November’s monster modern … Read More