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Morning Links: Fischli/Weiss Edition

Peter Fischli and David Weiss, At the Carpet Shop, 1979. COURTESY GALERIE EVA PRESENHUBER, ZURICH, SPRUTH MAGERS, BERLIN, AND MATTHEW MARKS

Peter Fischli and David Weiss, At the Carpet Shop, 1979.

COURTESY GALERIE EVA PRESENHUBER, ZURICH, SPRUTH MAGERS, BERLIN, AND MATTHEW MARKS

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Randy Kennedy talks to Peter Fischli about the Guggenheim’s Fischli/Weiss retrospective, which opens on Friday. [The New York Times]

In honor of a show of his art holdings at the Yokohama Art Museum, Takashi Murakami wrote a little item about collecting. “I don’t really have a strong desire for my collection to be understood. It’s more of a personal aim,” he says. [The New York Times]

Here’s a brief history of Palm Beach’s Norton Museum of Art, which is celebrating its 75th anniversary this week. [My Palm Beach Post]

HERE’S WHAT AI WEIWEI IS UP TO

The Greek island of Lesbos has donated 14,000 life jackets to Ai Weiwei for a work about the refugee crisis. [The Art Newspaper]

HANS ULRICH OBRIST PREDICTS THE FUTURE

Hans Ulrich Obrist and a bunch of his artist friends, from Tino Sehgal to Etel Adnan, predict the future of art. [Artsy]

AND IN OTHER NEWS…

Lewis Hazelwood-Horner has won this year’s Columbia Threadneedle prize, which is awarded annually to a British figurative painter. [The Guardian]

George Miller, the director of the Best Picture–nominated film Mad Max: Fury Road, will lead this year’s jury at the Cannes Film Festival. [Variety]

Carissa Rodriguez at Wattis in San Francisco. [Contemporary Art Daily]

A review of the latest William Eggleston book, which spans ten volumes. [Bookforum; paywall]

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