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Morning Links: Chinese Museums Edition

The interior of the Red Brick Art Museum in Beijing. COURTESY THE RED BRICK ART MUSEUM

The interior of the Red Brick Art Museum in Beijing.

COURTESY THE RED BRICK ART MUSEUM

MUSEUMS

Chinese billionaires are constructing museums in China right and left, but are they buildings to be marveled at or just the results of vanity projects? [CNN]

Unsurprisingly, museums in Brussels have shut down after the terrorist attack. [Artforum]

Here’s an interview with the Bushwick-based artist duo that snuck into the Whitney last Friday to stage their own performance. They say they have been banned from the museum. “I feel fine,” one said. “I’ve been banned from Whole Foods for years and I still shop there sometimes, I just don’t shoplift anymore.” Bushwick! [Dazed and Confused]

Max Hollein has been named new director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. [The Art Newspaper]

ART SCENE

The San Francisco art scene is booming, and the Wall Street Journal breaks down the players. [Wall Street Journal]

Lena Henke at Real Fine Arts. [Contemporary Art Daily]

ARTISTS

An interview with Jamian Juliano-Villani on why “you should drop out of art school to watch cartoons.” [Artspace]

You can now vacation with an artist. [The Creator’s Project]

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