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    Installation view of "Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016," 2016, at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. BRIAN FORREST/COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND HAUSER & WIRTH

    Installation view of “Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016,” 2016, at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel.

    BRIAN FORREST/COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND HAUSER & WIRTH

    WOMEN IN THE ART WORLD

    Hauser Wirth & Schimmel’s inaugural show gets Holland Cotter thinking about the nature of all-women shows. In his review, he wonders if, “unless driven by strategic necessity or shaped around an incisive theme, [they] are a healthy idea.” [The New York Times]

    Almost half of the artists represented at Art Dubai are women, according to the fair’s director, Antonia Carver. This is a “higher percentage than the majority of other international art fairs,” she said. [The Art Newspaper]

    Taryn Simon is making a work for Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art based on Kazimir Malevich’s Black Square. Her work is also about “the great nothing designed out of quite something.” [ABC News]

    MUSEUMS

    Thirteen people have been arrested in connection with a theft at the Museum of Castelvecchio in Verona last November. Seventeen paintings, including three by Tintoretto and another by Peter Paul Rubens, were stolen, but they have now been recovered and are in good condition. [Artforum]

    You can now shimmy over to the Detroit Institute of Arts, where there’s a survey that explores the role of dance in American art made between 1830 and 1960. (Yes, that’s an awful pun.) [Detroit Free Press]

    A bequest from the George Gund III collection just gave San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum 140 Japanese ink-on-paper works. [SF Gate]

    DESIGN

    Using patterns found in Islamic art, scientists have been able to create stretchier materials that can now be used in spacecraft. [BBC]

    Renault may borrow BMW’s art-car idea and have artists design some of its less aesthetically pleasing products. [Jalopnik]

    EMERGING ARTISTS

    Former Mario Testino art director Tayah Leigh-Barrs has started a London gallery. Called Studio_Leigh, the gallery is in Shoreditch and currently has a show of paintings by Gabriel Hartley. [W Magazine]

    “Photo Waste,” a group show produced by Simon Thompson and Ed Atkins, at Cabinet in London. [Contemporary Art Daily]

    REAL ESTATE

    Warren Adelson, the owner of New York’s Adelson Galleries, sold his $9 million estate in upstate New York. [The New York Post]

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