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Marisol.

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MARISOL

Venezuelan-American artist Marisol died on Saturday at the age of 85. Here is an obituary. [The New York Times]

“MICK JAGGER OF AUCTIONS”

Simon de Pury, the “Mick Jagger of auctions,” talks about life in the high-end art trade. [NPR]

OFAs

OFAs (Old French Artists) are the new YBAs, apparently. [The Art Newspaper]

ILLEGALITY 

The FBI recently searched the home of an aging mobster in Connecticut suspected in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist. [ABC]

Beyoncé has been accused of plagiarism once again, this time due to similarities between her Hold Up video and that of a 1997 video by Swiss visual artist Pipilotti Rist. [The Sydney Morning Herald]

EXTRAS

The Mellon Foundation has awarded $600,000 to the Clark Art Institute. [Artforum]

Artists Space is leaving Greene Street in SoHo. [The New York Times]

Polly Apfelbaum and Dona Nelson at Michael Benevento in Los Angeles. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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