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    The Tower of London. TONY HIGSETT/VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

    The Tower of London.

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    ACROSS THE POND

    Of the eight major galleries that have recently set up shop in London’s well-to-do Mayfair district, six are American. “London is a gateway to other European markets,” a retail director explains. [The Evening Standard]

    Once an elegant second residence, J.M.W. Turner’s country home has fallen into disrepair. Now England is taking measures to save it. [The New York Times]

    RASTA-RELATED LAWSUITS

    Richard Prince is now part of yet another rasta-related lawsuit. Donald Graham alleges that the artist stole his photograph for one of the ever-controversial Instagram paintings. [The Art Newspaper]

    FAIRS

    Redwood Media Group now owns the fair Art Santa Fe in an acquisition that makes literal complaints that art and corporate money are closer than ever. [Santa Fe New Mexican]

    EMERGING TALENT

    Young social-media maven Kimberly Drew offers tips for how to expose yourself to more art, particularly work by women and persons of color. “We all have a role in offsetting the erasure of the global black experience and fostering new ways to promote and support black genius,” she says. [Essence]

    Bushwick gallery Interstate Projects is launching a residency program in which one artist will get to use a 300-square-foot area for free. Apply by February 15 to be considered for the first residency. [Art F City]

    Petra Cortright, Ryder Ripps, and Amalia Ulman are on Forbes’s 30 Under 30 list for art and style. [Forbes]

    Union Gaucha Productions at Artists Space. (OK, they’re not emerging talent, but Karin Schneider and Nicolás Guagnini’s work should be better known in than it is.) [Contemporary Art Daily]

    A VERY IMPORTANT ARTICLE ABOUT CAT ART

    Angela Jamm, formerly an art handler at Sotheby’s, is now organizing “The Amazing Cat Show,” a fundraiser devoted entirely to pictures of cats. All proceeds go toward controlling the population of feral cats. [The Columbus Dispatch]

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    • bronxbee

      The photo above is *not* the “Tower of London” it is the Tower Bridge, which is near the Tower of London.