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French Embassy in New York. COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

French Embassy in New York.

COURTESY WIKIPEDIA COMMONS

Today, Richard Serra will be receiving France’s highest government honor, les Insignes de Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur (insignia of Chevalier of the French Legion of Honour), at a ceremony at the French Embassy in New York. [The Art Newspaper]

The Foundry, a new venue for contemporary art, will open in a former metalwork and armaments manufacturing plant in Maubourguet, France. [The Art Newspaper]

“A Conversation on Race, Police Brutality, and Art with Mark Bradford,” by Kambui Olujimi. [Blouin Artinfo]

Qatar is going to convert a waterfront flour mill and its grain silos into art spaces and spaces to show the growing collections of Qatar museums. [The Art Newspaper]

Zak Kitnick’s “Peace” at Clearing in Brussels. [Contemporary Art Daily]

“ReSignifications,” a new exhibition sponsored by NYU, presents works by artists reclaiming the Blackamoor figure. [The Guardian]

The soon-to-open Mama Shelter hotel in L.A. is getting a “pop-culture Sistine chapel ceiling” by up-and-coming artists. [LA Times]

A new Indianapolis Museum of Art policy has banned bicycles and cars on museum grounds, to make the experience more pleasant for walkers. [WTHR.com]

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