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The Resnick Pavilion at LACMA, which offers one of the largest column-free exhibition spaces in America.  COURTESY LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

The Resnick Pavilion at LACMA, which offers one of the largest column-free exhibition spaces in America.

COURTESY LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

The latest museum trend: column-free spaces. [The Art Newspaper]

A profile on Joanne Heyler, the director of philanthropist Eli Broad’s new Broad Museum, opening in Los Angeles this September. Heyler had run the Broad Art Foundation for twenty years prior to this appointment. [The New York Times] 

Documentary filmmaker Kirby Warnock has been working with the Dallas’s Office of Cultural Affairs for over a year to construct a memorial (statue) for the late Stevie Ray Vaughan and his older brother Jimmie in Kiest Park in the Oak Cliff neighborhood. [Dallas Morning News]

Coachella opened this weekend, and with it, art that “definitely gets your thoughts up and serotonin in your brain,” according to one festival-goer. [The Press Enterprise]

Anti-Hillary Clinton street art has arrived in Brooklyn. [Daily Mail]

A new gallery trend: telling customers to whom they can and can’t resell. [The Wall Street Journal]

The U.S. and Cuba have improved their relationship, which means that Cubans should be preparing for the onslaught of art dealers and collectors coming on May 22 for the opening of the 12th Havana Biennial. [The Independent]

Bartholomew Ryan, curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, will take over as the new Milton Fine Curator of Art at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

WSJ columnist Ralph Gardner Jr. recited numbers for an hour at the Guggenheim as part of an exhibition on the work of Conceptual artist On Kawara. [Wall Street Journal]

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