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Morning Links: At-Risk Keith Haring Mural Edition




The New York Scene

With a Morningside Heights church asking its tenants to leave the building, a Keith Haring mural from the early 1980s may be destroyed. [DNAinfo]

The influx of art galleries into Harlem has caught the attention of the Associated Press. There’s no word here on whether all the new spaces popping up there is part of the gentrification process, but one gallerist is quoted as saying the area is “a very vibrant and fertile environment.” [Associated Press/The Washington Post]

Here’s a look at New York’s brand-new Museum of Ice Cream. [People]

Across the Ocean

Rising art sales in China reveal that buyers in the country view art as a more valuable asset than stocks or low-interest bonds. Right now, China has a 35 percent share of the world’s fine art market. [Barron’s]

German photographer Juergen Teller will curate a Robert Mapplethorpe show at London’s Alison Jacques Gallery. [The Art Newspaper]

Getting Political

Publishing house Badlands Unlimited admits to not being politically active enough in a summer of violence against black bodies and hate of all kinds. [Badlands Unlimited]


After leaving her post as president of the board of San Francisco’s Fine Arts Museums, Diane Wilsey prepares for new challenges. Wilsey is still dealing with the fallout of having authorized a payment in 2014 that may have been against the law. [The New York Times]

The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, New York, has received 105 works, including paintings, sculptures, and works on paper by Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Rauschenberg, and Sol LeWitt. [Albany Times Union]


Carl Cheng at Cherry and Martin in Los Angeles. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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