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Morning Links: Arab Museum of Contemporary Art and Heritage Edition

AMOCAH. COURTESY THE MUSEUM

AMOCAH.

COURTESY THE MUSEUM

Read the biographies of older works on view at Art Basel this year. [The Art Newspaper]

Merce Cunningham’s long-lost performance piece, “Changeling,” will be performed at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art this fall. [The New York Times]

A new phenomenon: galleries are enlisting museum world luminaries to endorse, and also sell, their artists’ work. [The New York Times]

Stephen G. Rhodes’ “The Twelf Hobby: Lober xxbbyj, Religious Freedom Sex Magick” at Misako & Rosen in Tokyo. [Contemporary Art Daily]

“Number of hands on an 800-year-old Buddha statue that was recently restored in China = 1,000.” [Hyperallergic]

Contemporary artists are moving to Athens. [The New York Times]

“Art World Rallies Around Bank-Robbing Artist.” [Hyperallergic]

Israel opened its first modern Arab art museum, called the Arab Museum of Contemporary Art and Heritage (AMOCAH), in Galilee. [Times of Israel]

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