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Morning Links: 3D Rice Paddy Art Edition

3D rice paddy art. COURTESY THE BBC

3D rice paddy art.

COURTESY BBC

The Morgan Library and Museum has named Roger S. Wieck, an expert in medieval books of Hours, as head of its department of medieval and renaissance manuscripts. [Artforum]

Kerstin Bräsch at Kunstverein Arnsberg. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Guggenheim Helsinki’s winning design, titled “Art in the City,” was announced at Helsinki’s Palace Hotel yesterday. The design was chosen from 1,715 anonymous submissions in a yearlong competition. [The New York Times]

British art dealer Jonathan Green found an unknown Monet taped to the back of another work by the artist. [The Guardian]

Belgrade, Serbia is renewing its rich performance art tradition. [The New York Times]

Rice farmers in China’s north-eastern Liaoning province use different varieties and colors of rice saplings to create a 3D visual effect for viewers. [BBC News]

Islamic State has destroyed two ancient tombs in Palmyra. [The Art Newspaper]

“Before they were famous: art stars on their final degree shows.” [The Guardian]

Collectors have a new problem: the hottest art is too big to fit in their houses. [Bloomberg]

Michelle Puetz, 2013-15 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), has been named Pick-Laudati Curator of Media Arts at the Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University. [The Chicago Tribune]

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