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Morning Links: Georgia O’Keeffe Edition

Georgia O'Keeffe, The Barns, Lake George, 1926. COURTESY CHRISTIE'S

Georgia O’Keeffe, The Barns, Lake George, 1926.

COURTESY CHRISTIE’S

ACQUISITIONS

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has acquired a rarely seen 1926 abstract painting of the artist’s, titled The Barns, Lake George. [NPR]

Scientists have made an intricate high-tech scan of prehistoric art on a sandstone ceiling in the French Alps. The paintings were located at an altitude of approximately 7,000 feet. [Fox News]

LOSSES

The Persian rug may not be long for this world. “High-quality production of hand-woven carpets is no longer sustainable on the migration route of the nomads.” [The New York Times]

MOVING

Marianne Boesky’s Chelsea space is expanding into the building next door, therefore doubling its size. Her Lower East Side gallery will close, however. [The New York Times]

Triple Canopy is moving to Chinatown, in a space that will be designed by architects Leong Leong. [The New York Times]

BERNIE

A retro L.A. diner called Johnie’s Coffee Shop will be throwing a party for Bernie Sanders, complete with pro-Bernie artwork. [Eater]

COLD-BLOODED

Auctionata will auction off a “battle-scarred” skeleton of a stegosaurus this Saturday. [The Art Newspaper]

Elaine Cameron-Weir’s “snake with sexual interest in own tail” at VENUS Los Angeles. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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