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Morning Links: Guerrilla Girls’ Twin Cities Takeover Edition

An iconic Guerrilla Girls poster. COURTESY THE ARTISTS

An iconic Guerrilla Girls poster.

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TWIN CITIES TAKEOVER

Last night, over 30 institutions in St. Paul and Minneapolis kicked off events and exhibitions inspired by the Guerrilla Girls in what is being termed “Guerrilla Girls’ Twin Cities Takeover.” Programming is scheduled through March. [MPR News]

GROUNDED

Curator Christine Tohme has been denied a renewal of her Lebanese passport. In a statement, she said she has “no doubt that this warrant is directly linked to the domain of my work as a director of [the Lebanese Association for the Plastic Arts,] Ashkal Alwan.” [Artinfo]

INFOGRAPHIC

Here’s an infographic showing the top 10 countries housing private museums around the world. [Hyperallergic]

LEGENDS

A profile of “the Indiana Jones of stolen art.” [The Creators Project]

The story of the mysterious, anonymous artist who left 1,200 sculptures in an abandoned alleyway in Philadelphia, known as the Philadelphia Wireman. [The Huffington Post]

RISING STARS

Amalia Ulman’s Instagram “masterpiece” is headed to the Tate. [news.com.au]

Cai Guo-Qiang’s Sundance documentary, Sky Ladder, premiered at the film festival last night. [Vogue]

AN APPOINTMENT

Claudia La Rocco has been appointed editor-in-chief of SFMOMA’s digital magazine, Open Space. [Artforum]

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