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Pushing Software to Its Artistic (and Algorithmic) Limits

Daniel Temkin’s Glitchometry brings the psychedelic esthetic of Op to the language of coding Read More

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Morning Links: Lawsuit Edition

The Larry Rivers Foundation sues Chelsea Hotel owner Joseph Chetrit for the return of a painting that used to hang there. [New York Post] A judge in a Washington D.C. court heard an arguments from the Corcoran Gallery of Art’s … Read More

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Alain Servais: Not Easy To Shock

Brussels-based collector Alain Servais keeps a focus on new media–and his opinions public on social media Read More

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Met President Emily K. Rafferty Will Step Down Next Year

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that its president, Emily K. Rafferty, will step down next year, after more than 10 years on the job. The Met’s news release notes that Rafferty joined the museum in 1976 in its development department and went on to become the … Read More

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Carol Vogel May Have Plagiarized David Foster Wallace’s Times Obituary

Yesterday, Fishbowl NY reported that a recent lead by New York Times arts reporter Carol Vogel may have been plagiarized from Wikipedia. A quick survey of Vogel’s work in the the Times archives reveals four more examples of questionable repetition in … Read More

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‘An Angel That Sits Upon Our Shoulders’: Nick Cave Reflects on the Loss of Gallerist Claude Simard

These days, with the conversation around art having shifted so dramatically towards the market, it can be a challenge to remember that dealers and their galleries aren’t just there to sell pieces. Throughout art history, the legendary dealers—Pierre Matisse, Ambroise … Read More

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Clarion Award for ARTnews’ Leonardo Benatov Profile

The Association for Women in Communications has awarded ARTnews one of its Clarion Awards, “which honor excellence” and “symbolize excellence in clear, concise communications,” for Thane Peterson’s profile of Leonardo Benatov, the artistic adviser for Chevreuse, France’s Valsuani bronze foundry, … Read More

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Louvre Abu Dhabi to Receive Loans from Major French Museums

According to Le Figaro, the Louvre Abu Dhabi will borrow around 300 artworks from 13 major French museums over the next decade. These institutions include the Musée d’Orsay, the Centre Pompidou, the Musée Guimet, and the Louvre. Manuel Rabaté, CEO of … Read More

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President Obama Awards James Turrell National Medal of Arts

Yesterday President Obama awarded James Turrell the National Medal of Arts, which goes “to individuals or groups who are deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to the excellence, growth, support, and availability of the arts in … Read More

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Palestinian Museum Continues Construction During Israel-Gaza Conflict

Despite escalating conflict in the region, the new Palestinian Museum will continue construction and should be completed by September 2015, The Art Newspaper reports. With a cost of $19 million, construction on the Heneghan Peng-designed building began in April 2013 in Birzeit. … Read More

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Morning Links Roundup: ‘My Bed’ Edition

“The Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk is being heaped with accolades. Pamuk, the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in literature, has won the 2014 Helena Vaz da Silva European Award for Raising Public Awareness on Cultural Heritage.” [The Art Newspaper] … Read More

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Genny and Selmo Nissenbaum: Where Tables Collide and Houses Fly

Brazilian collectors Genny and Selmo Nissenbaum use their holdings to create a conversation, and keep people talking Read More

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Katie Paterson Will Send Artwork to the International Space Station

Later this month, an artwork by the British, Berlin-based artist Katie Paterson will become the first ever to board the International Space Station. The piece, Campo del Cielo, Field of the Sky, resembles a meteorite, but is in fact a … Read More

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Christopher Scoates Named Director of Cranbrook Academy

The Cranbrook Academy of Art and Art Museum announced today that Christopher Scoates will begin this Friday as its new director. He succeeds Reed Kroloff, who held the post for seven years. Scoates was most recently director of the University … Read More