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Designs for the new Louvre location in Liévin, set to open to the public in 2018. THE ART NEWSPAPER

Designs for the new Louvre location in Liévin, set to open to the public in 2018.

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After many protests from art historians, the Louvre will go through with its plan to move 250,000 works to a store in Liévin, France. [The Art Newspaper]

Peter Schjeldahl on the “fearful frenzy” that is today’s art market. [The New Yorker]

Shepard Fairey’s arrest and the fanfare surrounding it show just how popular street art has become. [Los Angeles Times]

The Museum of Modern Art is now scientifically proven to be the loudest museum in New York. [Crain’s]

Joe Lewis has been revealed as the buyer of Portrait of Gertrud Loew-Felsövanyi, a 1902 painting by Gustav Klimt that sold for $30 million at Sotheby’s. [Der Standard]

Laura Poitras has filed a lawsuit against U.S. security agencies, claiming that they need to reveal the information about her they have collected over the past six years. [Artforum]

Rachel Harrison at Regen Projects. [Contemporary Art Daily]

The first computer art contests, held in the early ’60s, featured “electronic surrealism,” in which “the brush is an electron beam; the canvas, an oscilloscope; the painter, an electronic computer.” [The Verge]

Yesterday, at Denny Gallery, Michael Mandiberg finished printing Wikipedia in its entirety. [The New York Times]

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