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Morning Links: Three Departures At The Met Edition

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ADMINISTRATION

Three leading employees at the Metropolitan Museum of Art have stepped down as part of efforts to close the museum’s $10 million deficit. [The New York Times]

The board at the Pensacola Museum of Art has gifted the museum to the University of West Florida. [Pensacola News Journal]

HISTORY

“The civil suit against the directors of the Knoedler & Company gallery in New York earlier this year appears to have had scarcely had any impact [on the art market].” [The Guardian]

Kurt Cobain’s art will be shown to the public in an upcoming traveling exhibition. [The New York Times]

A roundtable on the origins of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. [NPR]

PARKS DEPARTMENT

The National Parks Arts Foundation has teamed up with Dry Tortugas National Park to offer an artist residency on a deserted island near Key West, Florida. [Miami Herald]

The NYC Parks Department has reversed its decision to censor a 16-foot-tall sculpture in Riverside Park—Aaron Bell’s Stand Tall, Stand Loud, which features “a human form topped with a noose twisted into a symbol that indicates a banned activity.” [Gothamist]

LOS ANGELES

Jori Finkel previews “Made in L.A.” at the Hammer Museum. [The New York Times]

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