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Morris Graves, Crow, Surf and Moon, 1943, ink and transparent and opaque watercolor 
on lightweight beige Japanese paper, now mounted on rag board, 25½" x 30¾". SEATTLE ART MUSEUM, GIFT OF THE MARSHALL AND HELEN HATCH COLLECTION, IN HONOR OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SEATTLE ART MUSEUM

‘Modernism in the Pacific Northwest’ at Seattle Art Museum

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Morning Links: Clam Bake Edition

Here’s an interview in which Gilbert and George discuss the changing world, ahead of two new shows in Paris and London: “Mr. Passmore: We saw this very nice chap in a hooded sweatshirt walking in our neighborhood and asked to … Read More


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Miranda July Created a Totally Wonky Messaging App

Miranda July–filmmaker, artist, novelist, etc.–unveiled a new messaging app today at the Venice Film Festival called “Somebody.” It sounds…intensely flawed? Here is her description: “When you send your friend a message through Somebody, it goes–not to your friend–but to the … Read More


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High Museum Receives $2.5 M. Gift for Folk Art Programs

Today Atlanta’s High Museum of Art announced that it is the recipient of a $2.5 million gift for its folk art and self-taught department that will support exhibition making, conservation, and collecting, and endow a new curatorial position. (Not a … Read More


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David Lynch: ‘As A Painter, You Do Everything Yourself’

The New York Times has an interview with David Lynch ahead of the director’s first United States retrospective (as a visual artist) at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, where he is an alumnus. Lynch has been … Read More


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James Lee Byars, The World Flag, 1991, gold lamé, 161" x 85" x 6". MoMA PS1.COURTESY MICHAEL WERNER GALLERY, NEW YORK AND LONDON

James Lee Byars at MoMA PS1 and Michael Werner

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Olive Ayhens at Lori Bookstein Fine Art

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Walter Robinson at LYNCH THAM

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Patricia Cronin’s Memorial to a Marriage at Woodlawn Cemetery. COURTESY THE ARTIST

Woodlawn Cemetery’s 150th Anniversary on Display

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Morning Links: Free Gold Edition

“[T]he Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas-Austin has received what can only be seen in the museum world as a windfall in the gift of 120 modern and contemporary Latin American artworks from Houstonians Charles and Judy … Read More


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André 3000 Gallery Show Likely Imminent

André 3000–rapper, singer, and star of a forthcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic–paints now. He told Jon Caramanica of The New York Times: I write ideas, I write thoughts. Melodies come more for me than raps. I sit in my house and … Read More


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‘Portraiture From Manet to the Present’ at Leila Heller

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Installation view of “Others 2,” the second part of the exhibition “Other Primary Structures.” KRIS GRAVES

‘Other Primary Structures’ at Jewish Museum

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Former Jasper Johns Studio Assistant Pleads Guilty to Selling Stolen Works

James Meyer, a former studio assistant to Jasper Johns, pleaded guilty today in Manhattan federal court in the sale of 22 works that he stole from his boss’s studio. Meyer worked for Johns for over 25 years, maintaining a studio … Read More