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Morning Links: ‘Now Be Here’ Edition

The resulting group portrait from "Now Be Here" at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel. ISABEL AVILA AND CARRIE YURY/COURTESY KIM SCHOENSTADT AND HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL

The resulting group portrait from “Now Be Here” at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel.

ISABEL AVILA AND CARRIE YURY/COURTESY KIM SCHOENSTADT AND HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL

Around California

On Sunday, a group of 733 female artists gathered at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel in Los Angeles for an event called “Now Be Here,” the result of which was a big group portrait. [The New York Times]

A year after it lost its home on San Francisco’s Mission Street, the Cartoon Art Museum continues to look for a space. [San Francisco Chronicle]

Traveling Works

For the first time in 100 years, 130 masterpieces will be temporarily leaving the State Hermitage Museum in Russia for a show at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris. [Bloomberg]

A rarely seen oil painting by Rembrandt will be the subject of a show at the Frick Collection in New York this coming May. The small 1646 work is owned privately and hasn’t been seen publicly in a decade. [The New York Times]

Painting

Supposedly, small paintings are now becoming a trend throughout the art world. This seems a little obvious, like saying that video is now a trend in the art world, but click at your own risk. [Vogue]

Alberto Mugrabi has dropped $250,000 on a Mark Grotjahn painting. No word on what the painting is or looks like, but Page Six notes that it “was still drying.” [Page Six]

The New York Scene

Craig Peterson is now the artistic director of the Abrons Art Center in New York. [The New York Times]

Extras

“If this robot spinning a Serbian man isn’t art, I don’t know what is.” [Gizmodo]

A look at Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho recent work, which appeared in various locations around Germany. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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