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Morning Links: Brexit Results Edition




British artists, art institutions, and the art market respond to the referendum results. [The Art Newspaper]

Roberta Smith on art galleries in a state of flux: “The few that can are shape-shifting and scaling up, becoming more like museums, mounting shows with outside curators and even opening their own bookstores. Many galleries stage not only art performances—by now routine—but also panel discussions and conversations with the artists whose work they sell. As might be expected, these can blur the line between public service and promotion.” [New York Times]

First Paris, now Rotterdam: employees at the Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum evacuated works on display in the building’s basement due to the threat of flooding. [The Art Newspaper]


Sebastian Smee reviews a forthcoming book of art critic Richard Dorment’s best reviews, titled Exhibitionist. [The Boston Globe]


The Museum of the City of New York is planning an upcoming show titled “Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York,” which will “[celebrate] the creativity and the richness of the L.G.B.T. community.” [New York Times]

SFMOMA and the Dallas Museum of Art are jointly acquiring a Walter de Maria piece—a first for both museums. [New York Times]

Former director of the Dallas Museum of Art, Maxwell L. Anderson, will become president of the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Atlanta. [New York Times]


Douglas Coupland is currently seeking for Van Gogh lookalikes for an art project. A €5,000 prize will be awarded to the person who most resembles him. [The Guardian]


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