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Clams baking.8 KOME/FLICKR

Clams baking.

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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 take his picture for the ‘Scapegoating’
series. He was very polite and we put his image in the Ropac show.
/Mr. Proesch: Only afterward did somebody tell us, “That’s [Klaxons
keyboardist] James Righton, Keira Knightley’s husband.” [The Wall
Street Journal]

MoMA PS1 hosted a clam bake in its courtyard. M. Wells Dinette’s Hugue
Dufour basically doesn’t approve. [The Wall Street Journal]

German artist Michael Sailstorfer claims he buried £10,000 in gold at
a beach in Folkestone, England. The Guardian chronicles what happened
next, hour by hour. [The Guardian]

Holland Cotter’s obituary for art historian David Rosand, who
died earlier this month at 75. [The New York Times]

Ai Weiwei will have his largest U.K. retrospective to date in October at the Blenheim Palace. [The Art Newspaper]

Here’s a profile of Brazilian artist Beatriz Milhazes, who is having her first solo museum exhibition next month. [The Wall Street Journal]

Art historian Jean Sutherland Boggs, the fifth director of the National Gallery of Canada, has died. [Artforum]

Polly Watson on the late Tommy Ramone. [Artforum]

Greg Allen visits the Benjamin Memorial in Portbou, Spain. [Greg.org]

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