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Morning Links: J. Tomilson Hill Edition





Collector J. Tomilson Hill is opening a two-floor space in New York’s Chelsea. It will be a private gallery that will include everything from Renaissance bronzes to Christopher Wool paintings. [The New York Times]

The Broad in Los Angeles made 29 acquisitions, among them works by Cindy Sherman, John Baldessari, and Sherrie Levine. An Ericka Beckman film was also acquired in an attempt to round out the collection’s multimedia holdings. [The New York Times]

Art from Connecticut’s closed Old State House will be removed and returned to its respective owners. Among the works subject to removal are five paintings by John Trumbull. [The Washington Post]

“Selling art makes [a university] seem culturally impoverished, or at least highlights its actual poverty. In fact, there’s nothing shameful in having to sell assets once in a while.” [Bloomberg]


Three top executives have left Christie’s for projects that remain unannounced. Among them is Paul R. Provost, the senior vice president and director of trusts. [The New York Times]

Lacy Doyle, a New York art consultant, owes millions of dollars in taxes. She now faces six years in prison. [New York Daily News]


In a new interview with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, the art books on their coffee table are revealed: an Annie Leibovitz photobook, a catalogue about architect Álvaro Siza, and something about farm architecture, which, according to West, is basically a prop. [Harper’s Bazaar]


Here’s a picture of Russian collector Maria Baibakova at the Democratic National Convention last night. [Instagram]

Gretta Johnson at Mesler/Feuer in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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