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Morning Links: Picasso Bust Edition

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AND THE PICASSO BUST (TEMPORARILY) GOES TO…

An ownership dispute over a Pablo Picasso bust has reached a temporary agreement: the statue will head to Gagosian Gallery for the time being. [The New York Times]

MUSEUM PROJECTS

Philippe Parreno is doing the next commission for the Tate’s Turbine Hall. Expect lots of marquee sculptures and lighting effects. [Artforum]

MoMA PS1 has named the winner of this year’s Young Architects Program: Escobedo Solíz Studio, which will now design a “woven cloud” for the museum’s Warm Up concert series. [The New York Times]

MAGICIANS AND DOCUMENTARIANS

David Attenborough, who has worked on documentaries like Life and Planet Earth, is planning to open a gallery for environmentally engaged art. [The Art Newspaper]

Here’s a little item that follows Ricky Jay, the magician and collector, as he visits the Met just ahead of the recent blizzard in New York. The museum is currently having a show of Matthias Buchinger drawings in Jay’s collection. [The New Yorker]

ON THE UP AND UP

That recently-opened Starbucks in Chelsea is now selling work by emerging artists in addition to Frappuccinos and lattes. [The Art Newspaper]

Two former Christie’s executives, Jessica Paindiris and Gaia Banovich, are starting The Clarion List, a service that offers reviews of fairs and art spaces. (Art in America‘s Brian Droitcour already did a similar project on Yelp, but we won’t tell.) [The Observer]

A Kansas-based stylist is dying people’s hair in patterns and colors inspired by famous paintings. As you could imagine, this leans more toward influence from Gustav Klimt’s Art Nouveau paintings than Ad Reinhardt’s austere monochromes. [Refinery29]

Mark Grotjahn at Karma, in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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