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Morning Links: ‘Beast Jesus’ Edition

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BEAST JESUS

“Beast Jesus,” the 19th-century fresco of Jesus Christ restored by amateur Cecilia Giménez three years ago, is getting its own arts center in Borja, Spain. [Hyperallergic]

DATA

J. Paul Getty Trust and the Rijksmuseum have announced plans to develop data technologies together that will help gather, process, and visualize data in order to preserve the world’s cultural heritage. [The Art Newspaper]

China’s economy is slowing down in all areas, including the art market. [Reuters]

LOVE

The Art Newspaper interviews Tracey Emin, who discusses soul mates and why she married a stone last summer. [The Art Newspaper]

SEX

Ann Hirsch tells The Guardian why her “singing vagina” empowers women and frightens men. [The Guardian]

CRITICISM

A recap of A. O. Scott’s lecture on the art of criticism at Harvard. [The Harvard Crimson]

WORKS OF ART

Last week, Santa Fe–based art collective Meow Wolf debuted an interactive fantasy structure called “The House of No Return.” The house, which one of Meow Wolf’s cofounders describes as “immersive storytelling,” revolves around the mystery of the Selig family, which disappeared suddenly. By roaming throughout the house, visitors are supposed to figure out what happened by piecing together the tiniest of clues. [T Magazine]

Nicholas Buffon at Callicoon Fine Arts. [Contemporary Art Daily]

 

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