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Skid Row History Museum and Archive in Los Angeles. COURTESY THE LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF POVERTY

Skid Row History Museum and Archive in Los Angeles.
COURTESY THE LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF POVERTY

REAL ESTATE

Artists from Los Angeles and New York are exploring the inequality of real estate as subject matter. [The Guardian]

Moran Bondaroff Gallery opens a space in an abandoned church in Detroit. [Detroit Free Press]

The opening of the Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art in Brussels has brought hope to Brussels’ Muslim neighborhood of Molenbeek. [The New York Times]

ARTISTS

The New Yorker interviews Ben Lerner on his fiction story for the magazine’s summer fiction issue. In the story, a Polish artist named Sonia leaves two paintings in an Uber cab on the evening of her show at a New York gallery. [New Yorker]

Pyotr Pavlensky has been nominated for the Russian Security Services’ Prize for Literature and the Arts for the artistic protest in which he lit the door of the FSB headquarters on fire. [The Moscow Times]

Here’s a video of Petra Cortright talking to curator Lindsay Howard about her process and Stefan Simchowitz, among other things. [New York Observer]

FRANCIS BACON

Seven people in Spain have been arrested in relation to the theft of five paintings by Francis Bacon, worth a total of over $27 million. [The Guardian]

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE

A look inside the Smithsonian’s forthcoming National Museum of African American History and Culture. [WUSA9]

 

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