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Morning Links: Black Lives Matter Edition

NICK DEMARCO

NICK DEMARCO

BLACK LIVES MATTER

MoMA curator Thomas J. Lax explores how Black Lives Matter in the museum’s collection. [Inside/Out]

Photos by the artist Nick DeMarco capturing the Stop Police Terror rally last Thursday in New York. [Sex Magazine]

LEGAL ISSUES

A lawsuit has been filed against the artist Peter Doig for at least $5 million in damages from the owners of an alleged Doig painting that the artist claims he did not paint. [The New York Times]

Iranian artist Parviz Tanavoli is facing criminal charges after not being allowed to leave his country to attend a talk at the British Museum last week. He is accused of disturbing the peace. [The Art Newspaper]

MOVEMENTS

David Zwirner is opening a space in Hong Kong in 2017. [The New York Times]

Frida Kahlo’s Self-Portrait on the Borderline Between Mexico and the United States will go on view at the Philadelphia Musuem of Art less than two weeks before the U.S. presidential election in November. [The Art Newspaper]

THE ARTIST AND THE SPEAKER

Here is a photo of Alex Israel and former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. [Instagram]

FAST CARS

A Le Lans-winning Jaguar D-Type is forecast to sell for a record $14 million-plus at a Sotheby’s auction in Monterey, California next month. [Blouin Art Info]

SCENE REPORTS

A video previewing the new art/fashion collective George De George’s upcoming performance at Serpentine Pavilion in London. Members of this mysterious new crew include Tyson Reeder, Brian Belott, Billy Grant, and Jamian Juliano-Villani. [YouTube]

Documentation of “Wrath Pin Face Binned,” a group exhibition curated by Baltimore gallery Springsteen that took place at Et al. in San Francisco. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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