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Norman Rockwell's Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon (Puppy Love). COURTESY NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM COLLECTION, SEPS: CURTIS PUBLISHING, INDIANAPOLIS, IND.

Norman Rockwell’s Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon (Puppy Love).

COURTESY NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM COLLECTION, STOCKBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS AND SEPS: CURTIS PUBLISHING, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

Scott Reyburn on the “bubble that never really bursts.” [The New York Times]

The Pompidou in Paris will open pop-up locations across France. [The Art Newspaper]

“One of the most unusual auctions of a single collection ever to take place, with lots that include a toffee tin, cans of coke, novelty cocktail shakers and an 8ft feathered polar bear, is to be staged at Sotheby’s in London next month.” [The Guardian]

Norman Rockwell’s 1929 painting Boy and Girl Gazing at the Moon (Puppy Love) has been donated to the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts just in time for Valentine’s Day. [The New York Times]

Japanese-Brazilian artist Tomie Ohtake, “who was known [for] bold, primary colored abstract paintings and gravity-defying monumental sculptures,” has died at the age of 101. [The Japan Times]

Joachim Koester at Greene Naftali in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

This evening in Antwerp, Dries Van Noten will launch the second chapter of his exhibition Inspirations at MoMu. The show will feature works by Yves Klein, Thierry De Cordier, Victor Vasarely, Damien Hirst, Cecily Brown, Pol Bury, Christopher Wool, Hubert Duprat, Pablo Picasso, Mark Rothko and James Tissot. [i-D]

Artist Asim Waqif plans to reconfigure leftover art-related trash into an architectural project for “After Midnight: Indian Modernism to Contemporary India 1947/1997,” opening at the Queens Museum on March 8. [BLOUIN ARTINFO]

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