“Gwangju Biennale president resigns in censorship row.” [The Art Newspaper]Dutch conceptual artist Ger van Elk has died. [Artforum]“A man who was photographed by a bystander splashed a red substance on a blank gallery wall on the third floor of the Whitney Museum of Art on Wednesday, the police said. The man was quickly apprehended by security and removed by the police, the museum said. He was taken to a hospital for evaluation.” [The New York Times]“Internationally renowned visual artist Maya Hayuk slapped singer Sara Bareilles and her handlers — including Sony Music and Epic Records — with a copyright-infringement lawsuit Wednesday for using images and video of a popular Hayuk mural to promote Bareilles’ music and concert tour.” [New York Post]The Metropolitan Museum of Art will soon launch an app/allow Interpol to play the a Temple of Dendur. [The New York Times]Scott Eaton is constructing a bronze statue of Amy Winehouse in her hometown. [Page Six]James Lee Byars’s Mile-Long Paper Walk was performed, for the first time since 1965, at MoMA last weekend. [WSJ]Claire Messud profiles Marlene Dumas. [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]
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