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Morning Links: Posthumous Zaha Hadid Projects Edition

Zaha Hadid's Salerno Maritime Terminal, the first project opened after her death. HELENE BINET

Zaha Hadid’s Salerno Maritime Terminal, the first project opened after her death.



When Zaha Hadid died earlier this year, she left behind 36 projects that were under construction or in the final stages of planning. What happens to those buildings now? [The New York Times]

The Wildenstein family has an impressive 600-work art collection, but most people know the family better these days for a trial and controversy. Here’s a neat summary of how the trial came about. [Bloomberg]


Nicole Berry will now be the Armory Show’s deputy director. Previously, Berry had been the deputy director of Expo Chicago. [Artforum]


Despite ongoing controversy over possibly mishandled museum funds, Diane Wilsey will stay on the board of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco as board chair. [Artforum]

A brief profile of Robert F. Smith, who gifted $20 million to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. [9News]

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan, gets a surprise visitor: the team behind Ripley’s Believe It or Not, which will look for strange art showing around the art competition. []


Scott LoBaido, the Staten Island–based artist best known for throwing manure on a Chris Ofili painting at the Brooklyn Museum, discusses his own work after a large “T,” for Trump, that he built burned down. [The New Yorker]

Photographs of Uri Aran’s latest show at Sadie Coles in London. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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