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Morning Links: Berlin Biennale Edition

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BERLIN

DIS speaks to Artforum about curating the 9th Berlin Biennale. [Artforum]

SPAIN

Last Wednesday, a Spanish court denied José Carlos Bergantiños Díaz, an alleged member of the more than $80 million forgery scheme in which fake artworks were sold to Knoedler & Company Gallery, extradition to the United States, citing health reasons. [The New York Times]

AMSTERDAM

Taco Dibbits has been named the Rijksmuseum’s new director. [The New York Times]

NEW YORK CITY

Gentrification is a fact of life in New York City. A few developers have discovered clever ways to make space for these painters, sculptors, and others working in the visual arts. [The New York Times]

DIANE ARBUS

Anthony Lane reviews a new biography of Diane Arbus. [New Yorker]

FRAUD

Art collector Dmitry Rybolovlev has accused Yves Bouvier of overcharging him by $500 million to $1 billion during the course of a decade for works by Mark Rothko, Leonardo da Vinci, and Pablo Picasso. [Bloomberg]

CENTRAL PARK

Public Art Fund will erect a David Shrigley sculpture in Central Park. [Artforum]

CAMBRIDGE

A portrait that had hung in a Cambridge town house for over 100 years has been identified as a portrait of Jane Seymour, Queen of England from 1536 to 1537, by a follower of the court painter Hans Holbein the Younger. [The Telegraph]

CAPE TOWN

The 100,000-square-foot Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa will be the biggest museum to open on the continent for more than a hundred years. [CNN]

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