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“Jackson Pollock’s former Greenwich Village apartment is up for sale for $1.25 million. The 800-square-foot penthouse located at 46 Carmine Street—very convenient to the historic Cedar Tavern, where Pollock and the Ab Ex crew hung out—has 14-foot Tudor-style ceilings, a working fireplace, and ‘Pirelli floors,’ which we assume means they’re great for laying large canvases on to make drip paintings.” [artnet]

Artists and collectors weigh in on their fantasy shows for the Highline at a fundraiser. [The Wall Street Journal]

A man finds what he thinks is a box of lost Ansell Adams negatives. Legal nightmares ensue. [Courthouse news]

An Infamous Art Forger on His Most Convincing Works [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

Tweed Museum of Art in Duluth receives $1 million for $4.2 million renovation project. [Star Tribune via the Associated Press]

New municipal ID cards that will be issued in New York next year will include an offer of free or discounted tickets to 33 of the city’s cultural institutions. [NYT]

Works from Cy Twombly’s personal collection–including Lichtenstein, Warhol, and Bruce Nauman–will be sold at Christie’s. [NYT]

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a shadowy figure at Expo Chicago. [The Art Newspaper]

Ai Weiwei slams the Chinese government in a new interview with the Associated Press. [ABC/AP]

Ron Platt has been named the new chief curator of the Grand Rapids Art Museum. [Artforum]

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