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Dave Matthews Band performing in 2005. DAVID ILIFF/VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Dave Matthews Band performing in 2005.

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RETROSPECTIVES

Morrison Hotel Gallery is opening a retrospective of the Dave Matthews Band. Click for the news about this “career-spanning exhibition,” stay for the bad pun in the headline. [DNAinfo]

Peter Schjeldahl on the Guggenheim’s Laszlo Moholy-Nagy retrospective: “Moholy-Nagy is generally not my kind of artist. Scientifically inclined and pedagogical, he seems bent on improving me. But excessive confidence is only too human, too.” [The New Yorker]

MUSEUMS

Prior to an IRS investigation, the U.S. government has looked into private art museums in America, and Senator Orrin Hatch has problems with their practices. “Despite the good work that is being done by many private museums, I remain concerned that this area of our tax code is ripe for exploitation,” he wrote. [The Art Newspaper]

At the Art Institute of Chicago, a show looks at how Gordon Parks and Ralph Ellison produced images of everyday life in Harlem, many of which had never been attempted before by another artist. [The New York Times]

The Columbia Museum of Art in South Carolina was honored by Michelle Obama yesterday. It was recently named one of the winners of the 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. [The Post and Courier]

LIVES

Baroness Marion Lambert, a world-renowned collector of photography, died last Tuesday at 73. [The Evening Standard]

AROUND NEW YORK’S LOWER EAST SIDE

Lia Gangitano, the founder of the New York’s Participant Inc, on her Lower East Side gallery: “It’s very much a labor of love—and a vow of poverty.” [The New York Times]

Lebbeus Woods at Room East gallery in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

TELEVISION

Ten years after Jeffrey Deitch and Joshua Morris’s reality show Artstar aired, its contestants are having modest success in the art world. [The Creators Project]

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