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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

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COACHELLA 

Coachella 2016 is promising truly enormous art installations. [Los Angeles Times]

CARAVAGGIO

An art dealer is claiming a painting found in an attic is a work by Caravaggio. [The New York Times]

L.A.

In July, the L.A. River will host the city’s first-ever public art biennial, Current: L.A. Water. [L.A. Weekly]

SPRINGFIELD, MISSOURI

The FBI is offering a $25,000 reward for any information leading to the recovery of seven Andy Warhol Campbell’s Soup prints that were stolen from the Springfield Art Museum last week. [NBC]

BUENOS AIRES

A look at the art scene in Buenos Aires. [Architectural Digest]

ISTANBUL

Elmgreen & Dragset will curate the 2017 Istanbul Biennial. [Artforum]

LONDON

Yana Peel has been named CEO of the Serpentine Galleries. [Artforum]

CENTRAL AMERICA

Last month, an anonymous group of architects, designers, and artists calling themselves the Third Mind Foundation introduced a competition to design a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico called “Call for entries: Building the Border Wall?” The project has been harshly criticized by both architects and media outlets alike. [The New Republic]

The Panama Papers have provided valuable insight as to how shell companies distribute assets around the world, including fine art. “The leaked papers show how collectors and companies have secretly bought and sold famous works by artists like Amedeo Modigliani and Pablo Picasso, among others.” [NPR]

BRUSSELS

Gaillard & Claude at établissement d’en face in Brussels. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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