Morning Links: Christoph Büchel’s Mosque Edition

The mosque.

The mosque.

Christoph Büchel’s Venice Biennale mosque is officially closed to the public, due to safety risks. [The Art Newspaper]

Artist Eric Fishl is leaving Mary Boone Gallery after 30 years. [The Art Newspaper]

Christopher P. Heuer has been named associate director of the Clark Art Institute’s research and academic program. [Artforum]

“‘Van Gogh: Irises and Roses,’ Sheds Light on a Disappearing Red Hue”: Roberta Smith reviews the show at the Met. [The New York Times]

The Illuminator Art Collective filed a in the Federal Court for the Southern District of New York. They claimed false arrest and improper seizure of Illuminator Collective property by the NYPD. [Hyperallergic]

There’s such a thing as an art sleuth, and one is helping police identify Nazi-looted artworks. [ABC News]

A Boston Public Library official has been put on leave following the disappearance of two Renaissance prints. [The Boston Herald]

Amy Brandt, curator of modern and contemporary art at the Chrysler Museum (as well as the recent successful “Tseng Kwong Chi: Performing for the Camera” exhibit at Grey Art Gallery), has died. [Hampton Roads]

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