Morning Links: Jonathan Swift Edition



The Galapagos Art Space in Brooklyn will close after 20 years due to rising rents. The owners plan to relocate to Detroit, where they have purchased about 600,000 square feet of space. [The New York Times]

“Modern art’s desire to shock and to defy cliche has become a cliche in itself, and spawned a culture of fakery, argues Roger Scruton.” [BBC News]

Artist Wynn Chamberlain has died at 87. [The New York Times]

Boston College will expand and relocate its McMullen Museum of Art. [The New York Times]

Myanmar’s artists have new freedom following the breakup of its military censorship board in 2012. [The New York Times]

Jerry Saltz Tweeted a whole bunch of things during Art Basel Miami Beach, which makes him the “Jonathan Swift of Social Media,” apparently. [The Wall Street Journal]

A $90,000 Picasso was stolen during Art Basel Miami Beach. [New York Post]

Here are the winners of this year’s Future Generation Art Prize. [Artforum]

Fondazione Prada will have a new building in Milan designed by OMA. [Artforum]

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