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Morning Links: Frank Gehry Edition

The Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. COURTESY THE GUGGENHEIM

The Frank Gehry-designed Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.

COURTESY THE GUGGENHEIM

DISSENTING VOICES

A takedown of Frank Gehry by Ingrid D. Rowland. [The New York Review of Books]

Robin Pogrebin reports: “Billie Tsien and Tod Williams, who protested the Museum of Modern Art’s dismantling of the Folk Art Museum they designed in Manhattan, are now transforming the Hood, an award-winning museum designed by Charles Moore at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.” And some people are not happy about their plan. [The New York Times]

BILL COSBY

And speaking of museum controversies: the National Museum of African American History and Culture plans to highlight Bill Cosby when it opens in September. What it does not plan to mention: the voluminous number of sexual-assault allegations that have been leveled against him. [The New York Times]

ARTISTS

Alex Da Corte, who just opened a show at MASS MoCA, gets the profile treatment from Randy Kenney. [The New York Times]

New poems by John Ashbery. [Bomb]

A look at Harry Bertoia’s legacy as a “sound sculptor.” [NPR]

EXTRAS

Daesh has been driven out of Palmyra. [Reuters]

Oslo has approved construction of a forthcoming Munch Museum. [Artforum]

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