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Matthew Barney, River of Fundament, 2014, production still. ©MATTHEW BARNEY/PHOTO: CHRIS WINGET

Matthew Barney, River of Fundament, 2014, production still.

©MATTHEW BARNEY/PHOTO: CHRIS WINGET

Matthew Barney talks with Randy Kennedy as the artist’s six-hour film River of Fundament and sculptures related to it travel to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. [The New York Times]

A cartoon spoofing the now-infamous photograph of a dead Syrian boy has courted more controversy for Charlie Hebdo. [Los Angeles Times]

The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art in New York is expanding into a neighboring building. [Artforum]

An exhibition co-organized by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Christian Boltanski asks visitors to interact with work by Etel Adnan, Yoko Ono, and Wolfgang Tillmans. [The Art Newspaper]

Los Angeles’ highly anticipated contemporary-art museum The Broad opened its doors to the press yesterday. The 250 works on view represented a predictable group of today’s stars. [Wall Street Journal]

Hito Steyerl and Neïl Beloufa are among the seven nominees for this year’s Artes Mundi 7 prize, the largest contemporary-art award in the United Kingdom. [The Independent]

Salvador Salort-Pons is the new director of the Detroit Institute of Arts. [The New York Times]

“Sarah Charlesworth: Doubleworld” at the New Museum. [Contemporary Art Daily]

The market for contemporary African art is skyrocketing in value as names like El Anatsui and Cheri Samba become better known to the public. [CNN]

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