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Museum of Fine Arts, Houston plans a $450 million redevelopment plan. [Houston Chronicle]

The dismissal of Leah Abir, the chief curator of the Haifa Museum of Art in Israel, allegedly because its director “found her difficult to work with,” has generated a protest among the nation’s curators and artists. [Artforum]

“U.S. arts attendance on a downward trend, NEA studies find.” [Hyperallergic]

BOMB interviews Theaster Gates: “My life has been an extremely public one in terms of artistic achievement, which might signal that the world is also hungry for something beyond art. That it is, in fact, out of love with art but in love with artists. The collecting world and the museum world want to know these creative thinkers and makers as much as they want to live with objects and preserve them.”[BOMB]

“Mario Cuomo memorabilia [think Peter Max election posters] expected to fetch big bucks at auction.” [New York Post]

Harun Farocki at Hamburger Bahnhof. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Proposed FAA regulations on the use of drones could restrict artists who use the technology in their work. [The Art Newspaper]

Gagosian Gallery in London will recreate sculptor Henry Moore’s studio for a show next month. [The Guardian]

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