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    Morning Links: New Rembrandt Edition

    Triple Portrait with Lady Fainting. COURTESY NYE AND COMPANY

    Triple Portrait with Lady Fainting.

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    SURPRISES

    After two dealers had the same hunch that a supposedly 19th-century painting was older than it seemed, its estimated value increased from between $500 and $800 to just over $1 million. Apparently, the painting is in fact a newly discovered Rembrandt. [ABC]

    Denver University has just received a gift of $10 million in art from collector John Madden, who donated 120 pieces from his collection. [Denver Post]

    One of the greatest art heists in recent history actually involved a data hack. [Ars Technica]

    IN MEMORIAM

    Hans Ulrich Obrist on Jean-Christophe Ammann, who died last year. [Artforum]

    BAD NEWS

    University of Iowa officials have pulled out of a public-private partnership that would lead to the development of an art museum, citing concerns about the $80 million cost. [The Gazette]

    A report that the world art market has stalled for the first time in years. [The Guardian]

    The Walker Art Center is ending its Internet cat video festival and donating the works to the Minnesota Historical Society. [Star Tribune]

    HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL

    Christopher Knight reviews Hauser Wirth & Schimmel’s opening show, “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947–2016.” [L.A. Times]

    WOMEN IN THE ART WORLD

    Nita Ambani, India’s wealthiest woman, aims her sights at the art world. [Wall Street Journal]

    On Instagram’s problem with female sexuality. [The Guardian]

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