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    Morning Links: Shukhov Tower Edition

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    The Shukov Radio Tower.

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    ICONS

    The Shukhov Tower, a 1920s broadcast transmission tower in Moscow that doubles as an icon of modernist structural engineering, has been added to the 2016 World Monuments Fund Watch list of endangered global cultural heritage sites. [The New York Times]

    A profile of Jean Jullien, the Charlie Hebdo artist behind the cartoons that became “symbols of global defiance.” [The Evening Standard]

    It’s the spring of Tom Sachs, “mad inventor of the art world.” [Wall Street Journal]

    Andrew M. Goldstein interviews Team Gallery’s José Freire—“on the messy secrets of his avant-garde, against-the-odds success.” [Artspace]

    MILLENNIUM

    Belgian dealers Alice van den Abeele and Raphaël Cruyt are opening a private museum of contemporary art (the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art) in Brussels, a city with no public museum of contemporary art. [The Art Newspaper]

    STUDIES SHOW

    Here, an explanation for why the average visitor age to L.A.’s Broad Museum is 32—14 years younger than the national average for art museum attendance in the United States. [Los Angeles Times]

    BLURRED LINES

    A visit to the TEFAF Maastricht fair, which is eroding the barriers between craft and art. [The Economist]

    JOSH SMITH

    Josh Smith at Bonner Kunstverein. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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