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Morning Links: Jared Leto Edition

Leto on the television show My So-Called Life.COURTESY MTV

Jared Leto on the television show My So-Called Life.

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A petition about the plan to close outposts of Swedish cultural institutions in the Mediterranean already has thousands of signatures. [The Art Newspaper]

Roberta Smith on Chris Ofili at the New Museum [The New York Times]

Juliet Mitchell on the writings of Louise Bourgeois. [London Review of Books]

Jared Leto collects Dan Colen. [The Wall Street Journal]

Peter Brant will host a show of Richard Prince, Cady Noland, Christopher Wool, and Larry Clark at his Connecticut foundation, and plans to turn Walter De Maria’s old East Village studio into another exhibition space. [The New York Times]

Who wouldn’t want to join the Arts Party? “Australia has a range of
political parties, from major ones like the centre-right Liberal Party
to smaller groups like the Animal Justice Party. Now, there is even a
group just for the creative set: the newly-founded Arts Party.” [The
Art Newspaper]

The Wall Street Journal interviews Yoko Ono: “When John and I
were about to go to Japan to see my parents for the first time, he
said, ‘I bet they live in a hole or something.’ And I thought, ‘Just
you wait.’ Isn’t that funny?” [The Wall Street Journal]

What does it take to get a high score in Advanced Placement studio
art? Daniel Grant investigates. [The New York Times]

Art historian Jordana Pomeroy has been named the head of FIU’s Frost Art Museum. [FIU News]

The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin has formed a national board that is “comprised of noted collectors, philanthropists and business leaders from around the country.” [The Daily Texan]

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