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Morning Links: Art UK Edition

A new work that Bob and Roberta Smith have created for Art UK. COURTESY ART UK

A new work that Bob and Roberta Smith created for Art UK.



Images of every artwork publicly owned by the United Kingdom will be online soon, thanks to Art UK, which will now try to help other British museums to do the same. [The Art Newspaper]

Here’s a look at the security team at the Broad in Los Angeles. In addition to making sure people don’t touch the art, the guards are there to answer questions and educate visitors. [NPR]


Pace is opening yet another gallery—this time a smaller one in Palo Alto. A show featuring a new light installation by James Turrell will inaugurate the gallery in April. [The New York Times]


FIAC satellite Officielle, a fair dedicated to emerging artists, has now also been cancelled, making it the third fair to be called off this year by Reed Exhibitors. [The Art Newspaper]

This year’s DIS-curated Berlin Biennale has announced its venues: the Akademie der Künste, the European School of Management and Technology, the Feuerle Collection, the Blue-Star sightseeing boat by Reederei Riedel, and KW Institute for Contemporary Art. [Artforum]

Matthew Lutz-Kinoy at Freedman Fitzpatrick in Los Angeles. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Forbes names its 30 under 30 designers and entrepreneurs influencing the arts in Asia. [Forbes]


Damien Hirst’s restaurant, Pharmacy 2, is apparently not very good. “The big statement made by Pharmacy 2 is more of a question—why bother?” writes one critic. [The Daily Beast]

A number of dealers discuss how the economic slump in the China has affected the art market. “In a difficult economy—which we can all admit we’re in—who are the people who are most affected?” Lark Mason, the chairman of Asia Week New York, said. [Bloomberg]

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