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Morning Links: Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada Edition

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NEW BEGINNINGS

Once called the Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art (MOCCA), the new Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada will open its doors on May 2, 2017. The museum will take up five floors in an industrial high-rise. [Art Review]

The founder of the nationwide School of Rock is now looking to expand similarly with his new art school, the One River School, which opened in Englewood, New Jersey in 2012. [NJ.com]

POLITICAL INJUSTICE

Elisabeth Hase’s photographic work goes on view for the first time at Robert Mann Gallery. As Nazis disapproved of “modern” art, her works were never displayed during her lifetime. [The New York Times]

A 90-year-old attorney who was orphaned by the Holocaust is suing the New York branch of the German auction house Grisebach in order to discover the identity of two men who bought two paintings of his great uncle’s. Grisebach originally got ahold of the works through the daughter of Hildebrand Gurlitt, a Nazi-era art dealer. [New York Post]

“An artist who has made his name by sending giant rubber ducks around the world has accused Brazilian protestors of plagiarism, after they used a similarly enormous rubber bird as a statement against their president.” [The Telegraph]

A GIFT

The University of Denver has received a $10 million gift of art comprising 120 works. [The Denver Post]

ARTISTS

Trevor Paglen is using museums to increase Tor’s anonymity network. [Wired]

A profile of Cy Gavin. [W Magazine]

Hauser & Wirth now reps Lygia Pape’s estate. [The New York Times]

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