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Morning Links: ‘Ring: One With Nature’ Edition

A rendering of Mariko Mori’s Ring: One with Nature (2016). COURTESY FAOU FOUNDATION

A rendering of Mariko Mori’s Ring: One with Nature (2016).



Mariko Mori will release a new work titled Ring: One with Nature three days ahead of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio, on August 2. The 20-foot-high ring will be installed at the peak of a Brazilian waterfall. [The Art Newspaper]

The world’s oldest cave art is located in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. [CNN]

“Spring Awakening” at Francesca Pia in Zurich. [Contemporary Art Daily]


Only days after it was erected, organizers have taken down an art installation on Hong Kong’s tallest skyscraper that bore a politically provocative message about the city’s relationship with mainland China. [ABC]

On June 1 Google will launch Magenta, a new project that will seek to create art using artificial intelligence. [Popular Science]


A profile of Ed Atkins. [New Yorker]

A profile of Sharon Lockhart, who makes work that explores the lives of girls considered “difficult.” [The New York Times]


Fort Lauderdale’s Nova Southeastern University Art Museum has announced that it has received a $1 million challenge grant from the David and Francie Horvitz Family Foundation. [Artforum]

STEVE WOLFE (1955–2016)

“Steve Wolfe, known for his scrupulous and sculptural recreations of literary classics—such as Gertrude Stein’s The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, 1933, or a Penguin reprinting of Voltaire’s Candide, 1759,—as well as full-length records and 45s from the likes of Joni Mitchell, Otis Redding, or the Beatles, died. Wolfe’s oeuvre, more than anything else, seems to function as an intimate self-portrait—much in the way that anyone’s personal collection of books or music usually is.” [Artforum]

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