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    THE ODEON

    The Odeon gets a second wind with the arrival of Condé Nast’s downtown offices. Included is an anecdote from dealer Mary Boone’s 30th birthday: “Sometime during the course of the evening, Mr. Schnabel and Mr. Basquiat went downstairs to the bathrooms and decided to do a little art project of their own, soaking all the toilet paper in the toilet bowls, after which they threw them up on the walls.” [The New York Times]

    RENOVATION

    When artist Ryan Mendoza moved an abandoned home in Detroit to Europe for a show last month, he left a huge mess behind. [USA Today]

    After criticism from preservationists, the Frick Collection is amending its proposed renovation to preserve its gardens. [The New York Times]

    Cuban sculptor Alexis Leiva Machado, known as Kcho, has teamed up with Google to install high-speed wifi in his studio that will be available for public use. [The Art Newspaper]

    ARTISTS

    Here’s a conversation with Anri Sala on the past two decades of his career. [The New York Times]

    Holland Cotter reviews “David Hammons: Five Decades,” which is currently on view at Mnuchin Gallery in New York. [The New York Times]

    How should artists respond to war? A review of Pat Barker’s Noonday[New Yorker]

    EXTRAS

    The DuSable Museum of African American History in Chicago has been granted a Smithsonian affiliation. [ABC]

    Judith Hopf at Kaufmann Repetto in Milan. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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