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Morning Links: Environmentally Sustainable Museums Edition

The environmentally-sustainable redesign of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives. COURTESY BERKELEY ART MUSEUM AND PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVES

The environmentally-sustainable redesign of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archives.

COURTESY BERKELEY ART MUSEUM AND PACIFIC FILM ARCHIVES

MUSEUMS GO GREEN

The latest trend in museums: environmentally sustainable architecture. The Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive and the Whitney have made greater efforts to go green in their redesigns by recycling building materials. [The New York Times]

FAIR REPORTS

A sales report from TEFAF. One of the most highly priced items on offer is a late painting by Cy Twombly, which is available for €18 million, or about $20 million. [The Telegraph]

A report from Art Dubai, which opens today: “When the fair was established in 2007, I don’t think people ever thought that Dubai would become the international hub that it has,” Antonia Carver, Art Dubai’s director, said. [The National]

NEWS FROM ABROAD

Grigory Pirumov, Russia’s deputy culture minister, has been detained for alleged embezzlement, supposedly in connection with the restoration of two convents. [The Art Newspaper]

Rodrigo Hernandez at Kurimanzutto in Mexico City. [Contemporary Art Daily]

FROM IRL TO URL

Evan Roth discusses his Internet-based landscapes, which he made for the 2016 Biennale of Sydney. Each landscape was captured from the place where Internet cables come out of the ocean. [Mashable]

With e-readers growing increasingly popular, publishers are looking for ways to keep people buying art books. Advanced printing technologies have started to allow for types of art books that are only possible as physical copies. [The New York Times]

PORTRAITURE

No portraitist is necessary for Universal Everything’s A Living Portrait, a digital work that paints itself. [Discovery International]

Kylie Jenner commissioned a portrait of herself for her house. It is a gigantic mural. Totally normal behavior. [Buzzfeed]

THE FILM WORLD

A bizarre BFI poll ranks Todd Haynes’s Carol as the #1 LGBT film of all time. Films by Chantal Akerman and Isaac Julien also make appearances. [BFI]

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