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Ai Weiwei and Julian Assange raise the finger at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.  VIA INSTAGRAM

Ai Weiwei and Julian Assange raise the finger at the Ecuadorian embassy in London.

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Getty Research Institute has acquired the archive of Maurice Tuchman, LACMA’s first full-time curator of modern art. [Artforum]

Art dealer David Findlay Jr., owner of the 57th Street gallery of the same name, has died at the age of 82. [Artinfo]

A late van Gogh landscape and one of Kazimir Malevich’s last major Suprematist paintings will headline Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern sales in New York on November 5. [The Art Newspaper]

Eva Kotatkova’s  “The Two-Headed Biographer and the Museum of Notions” at Bohnice Psychiatric Hospital in Prague. [Contemporary Art Daily]

An ancient Egyptian manuscript, dated to around 2300 B.C.–2000 B.C., has been rediscovered in a museum in Cairo. It is now the oldest and longest Egyptian manuscript on record. [News.Discovery]

Ai Weiwei and Julian Assange take a selfie in London. [The Guardian]

The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art has announced that it plans to double its exhibition space by spring 2016. [Hyperallergic]

Preview L.A.’s new Broad Museum before it opens on Sunday. [NPR]

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