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Muhammad Ali, Sting Like A Bee, 1979. VIA RO GALLERY

Muhammad Ali, Sting Like A Bee, 1979.

VIA RO GALLERY

GOOD NEWS

You can buy an artwork of Muhammad Ali’s for only $400. [Time]

Helen Mirren and Ronald S. Lauder testified on Capitol Hill in support of a bill that would make it easier for heirs to regain art looted by Nazis. The bill has united New York Senator Chuck Schumer and—wait for it—Ted Cruz. [The New York Times]

POLITICS

In their latest podcast, Hyperallergic talks to artists Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman about the For Freedoms Super PAC, “which promises to shake things up during the 2016 US Presidential election by inviting artists to reflect on important topics during the run up to Election Day.” [Soundcloud]

The Bronx Museum of the Arts has postponed a show of contemporary Cuban art that was to be loaned from the National Museum of Fine Arts in Havana. The reason for the delay? Concern that the loans may be seized to compensate Americans whose property in Cuba was taken after Fidel Castro came to power in 1959. [The Art Newspaper]

CITIES

Will big cities have to contract to survive? [The Baffler]

L.A. is recruiting artists in its efforts to reduce traffic deaths. [Curbed]

ARTISTS

A review of Martin Creed at the Park Avenue Armory. [The New York Times]

Lorenzo Cirrincione and Jennifer Teets at Parallel Oaxaca in Oaxaca, Mexico. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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