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Morning Links: Wolfgang Tillmans for Hood by Air Edition




What Wolfgang Tillmans Did This Week

It happened: Wolfgang Tillmans walked the runway wearing tall boots, briefs, a long coat, and not much else for Hood by Air. [Vogue]

Questioning Art History

“The Keeper” at the New Museum has caused Jerry Saltz to think about the very nature of art history. Would the artists in that show be included in a chronological version of art history? Saltz thinks not and makes an argument for why that’s unjust. [Vulture]

One of the world’s leading Edgar Degas experts now believes that a plaster version of Little Degas, long thought to be a mere copy by another artist, might be the real deal. [The New York Times]

Questioning Mary Boone

More details on Alec Baldwin’s suit against Mary Boone Gallery over a painting he purchased from it that he says is not the work he was actually trying to acquire. [New York Daily News]


Can foreign collectors and museums sustain Brazil’s art market? Sales in the South American country are diminishing. [The Art Newspaper]

The ninth edition of the “anti-fair” Art Berlin will be scaled back, to include just 60 galleries. Around half of them are from Berlin. [The Art Newspaper]


For the second year in a row, TripAdvisor has ranked the Metropolitan Museum of Art as the best museum in the world. [Daily Mail]

The National Museum of African American History and Culture will have a café, but its offerings won’t be typical in any way. The menu is divided according to parts of America, and dishes include a “ ‘Gospel Bird’ Family Platter” in the “Agricultural South” portion. [The Washington Post]


You probably heard a lot about Martin Creed’s Park Avenue Armory show, but here’s a look at another Creed show that ran simultaneously at Hauser & Wirth Somerset in England. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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