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Morning Links: ‘Seven Magic Mountains’ Edition

Ugo Rondinone, Seven Magic Mountains, 2016.GIANFRANCO GORGONI/COURTESY ART PRODUCTION FUND AND THE NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART

Ugo Rondinone, Seven Magic Mountains, 2016.

GIANFRANCO GORGONI/COURTESY ART PRODUCTION FUND AND NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART

DAMAGED ART

Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains, currently installed near a highway in Nevada, has been vandalized. No suspects have been identified yet. [NBC3 Las Vegas]

SFMOMA is reevaluating its Andy Warhol painting Triple Elvis [Ferus Type] after a visitor fell into it. Thankfully, the damage is being described as “minimal.” [The Los Angeles Times]

MARTIN CREED

With his show at the Park Avenue Armory opening tomorrow, Martin Creed discussed his first U.S. survey. “I’ve been thinking that the real reason I made that work was because I used to love switching the lights on and off to annoy people,” he said. [The New York Times]

MUSEUMS

A look inside the newly expanded Tate Modern. [The Wall Street Journal]

The University of Iowa is building a museum that will cost somewhere between $50 and $60 million to construct. Its collection has been valued at $500 million. [Iowa City Press-Citizen]

OMA gets the Albright-Knox job to redesign the Buffalo, New York, museum’s campus. [Buffalo Rising]

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art has appointed Gina Benesh as its new director of development. [Noozhawk]

The Centre Pompidou Foundation’s chairman Steven Guttman has been awarded the status of Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French government. [Artforum]

GENTRIFICATION

Urban historian Aaron Shkuda and artists Yukie Ohta and Jared Bark discuss the intersection of gentrification, art, and industry. [WNYC]

A look at Lukas Düwenhogger’s “Undoolay,” the final show at Artists Space’s storied Greene Street location. [Contemporary Art Daily]

SHANGHAI BIENNALE

Raqs Media Collective is organizing this year’s Shanghai Biennale, which will be called “Why Not Ask Again?” Set to start on November 11, the biennial will include about 80 to 85 artists. [The Art Newspaper]

EXTRAS

Christie’s sale of art from the critic Brian Sewell’s collection will be heavy on work by Old Masters and will include paintings by Lucien Freud and Wojciech Fangor. [The Telegraph]

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