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Morning Links: Met Breuer Expectations Edition

The Breuer building, prior to the Met’s planned renovations.©EZRA STOLLER/ESTO

The Breuer building, prior to the Met’s planned renovations.

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MOVING IMAGES

Deborah Kass, Natalie Frank, and T.J. Wilcox share what they expect from the Met Breuer. “There is some of that overdue revisionism going on and I will be thrilled to see Kerry James Marshall’s retrospective,” Kass says. [The Art Newspaper]

NASA is now inviting the public to send art to an asteroid. The scientist behind the probe that will carry art says that this has something to do with the “hugely creative process” behind designing the technology. [CNN]

In 2017, the Tate will host a David Hockney retrospective. The show will be one of the museum’s biggest exhibitions ever, and will travel to the Centre Pompidou and the Metropolitan Museum of Art after its run in London. [The Guardian]

XIN LI

Here’s a profile of Xin Li, the deputy chairman of Christie’s Asia. Before assuming her latest post, Xin was a basketball star and a model. [W Magazine]

THE U.S. SCENE

A show at Harvard’s Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art looks at the long history of art inspired by jazz. [The Boston Globe]

Larry Poons at Michael Jon in Miami. [Contemporary Art Daily]

LIVES

Umberto Eco, the philosopher and writer who studied beauty, died on Friday, at 84. [The New York Times]

AT THE MOVIES, INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE GALLERY

Page Six declares Rocky Balboa an “art world inspiration” after Aïda Ruilova admits to having thought about the character when making work for her new show at Marlborough Chelsea. [Page Six]

Shia LaBeouf wound up hitting a fan in his latest piece of performance art, for which he spent 24 hours in an elevator. We still don’t care about LaBeouf as an artist. [People]

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