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Bill Viola, Quintet of the Astonished, 2000, video. KIRA PEROV/©BILL VIOLA

Bill Viola, Quintet of the Astonished, 2000, video.

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New research suggests that humans have evolved to be moved by art. [Smithsonian]

Anne Pasternak and Nato Thompson discuss the three-day Creative Time Summit, held in Venice to explore the nature of political art today. [Democracy Now]

Gagosian Gallery now represents the estate of Nam June Paik. The gallery’s first show of the so-called “grandfather of video art” will be in Hong Kong in September. [The Art Newspaper]

Phillips poached three staff members from Christie’s. [Artforum]

A show at the Tate Liverpool explores the later part of Jackson Pollock’s career, which is rarely discussed by scholars. [The Telegraph]

Ruth Root at Andrew Kreps. [Contemporary Art Daily]

The Knossos Museum, in Greece, is being audited for tax fraud. [Art Daily/AFP]

No Longer Empty is a nonprofit organization that fills vacant New York spaces with art. [St. Louis Post]

Painter Christie Blizard has been on The Today Show and Good Morning America. You just didn’t know it. [Hyperallergic]

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