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Morning Links: Bill Cunningham Edition

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LIVES

An obituary for Bill Cunningham. [New York Times]

A profile of  Loïc Gouzer, a specialist in contemporary art at Christie’s and a “pioneer of the themed sale.” [New Yorker]

Hilton Als on Nan Goldin. [New Yorker]

LANDMARKS

President Obama has named New York’s Stonewall Inn the first LGBT monument. [Artforum]

Rachel Whiteread on the cabin she built on Governor’s Island. [Evening Standard]

MUSEUMS

George Lucas has abandoned his plans of building an art museum in Chicago. [Vulture]

The group show “Your Memories Are Our Future” at Palais de Tokyo. [Contemporary Art Daily]

EXTRAS

A majority vote on an upcoming cultural property protection law in Germany could see many ancient art dealers leaving the country to avoid the law’s strict conditions. [The Art Newspaper]

A Canadian artist is accusing Damien Hirst of copying her prescription pill-inspired charm bracelets for his Medicine Cabinet series. [The Telegraph]

 

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