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    Morning Links: Larry Gagosian’s Apartment Edition

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    HOMES

    A new lawsuit alleges that an ironworker who fell off a ladder last year and died while renovating Larry Gagosian’s Upper East Side new home did so because safety regulations were violated. [New York Daily News]

    “Investor donates his gravity-defying John Lautner-designed home in Beverly Crest to LACMA.” [Los Angeles Times]

    A Berlin artist’s Detroit home is on display in Rotterdam. [Detroit Metro Times]

    CLAIMS TO FAME

    “An Artist Whose Medium Is Ice.” [Wall Street Journal]

    Here’s an interview with an artist whose claim to fame is that he was arrested for plotting a mass shooting as a teenager. OK! [NBC New York]

    North Korea’s biggest export is, apparently, giant statues. [BBC]

    INTERNATIONAL NEWS

    Italy is partnering with the United Nations’ cultural agency in an attempt to keep ancient artworks, monuments, artifacts and archaeological sites in conflict areas out of the hands of extremists like ISIS. [ABC]

    NATIONAL NEWS

    David Rubenstein has donated $18.5 million to help renovate the Lincoln Memorial. [CNN]

    WEEKLY REVIEW

    This week’s New Yorker cover pays homage to the Harlem Renaissance. [The Root]

    Here are photos from Eckhaus Latta’s F/W 2016 show. [Sex Magazine]

    NEW APPOINTMENTS

    The Parrish Art Museum’s deputy director has joined the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons as executive director. [27east]

    Jose Carlos Diaz has been named Milton Fine Curator of Art at The Andy Warhol Museum. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

    POST-ART

    “Slow Criticism: Art in the Age of Post-Judgment.” [Temporary Art Review]

    Wired traces the 50-year love affair between art and computers. [Wired]

    FISCHLI AND WEISS

    Jerry Saltz on the “entropic, liberating power” of Fischli and Weiss. [Vulture]

    CATS!

    How cat hair brought down a pair of art forgers. [Science Magazine]

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