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Morning Links: David Byrne’s Neuroscience Show Edition

The California Scene

With a show at Pace Gallery’s Menlo Park space in California, David Byrne and his collaborator, Mala Gaonkar, discuss their four room-size installations about cognition and neuroscience. [The New York Times]

Elsewhere in America

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art wants to expand, but it’s going to need the approval of Kansas City before it does so. [KCUR]

Photographs of Andrea Zittel’s current show at Andrea Rosen in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]


Walter Darby Bannard, an American abstract painter best known for his color field works during the 1950s, has died at 82. [Artforum]


A look inside a trove of ancient Greek artifacts found off the coast of Pylos. Scholars previously thought the jewelry and gemstones were looted from Crete, but they now know they were from the grave of a warrior. [The New York Times]


Why are world-renowned curators staging exhibitions for private collectors? And what if the trend isn’t so strange after all, since public museums are also funded by donors and private companies? [The Art Newspaper]

Tomorrow the EDP Foundation opens the Museum of Art, Architecture, and Technology in Bélem, Lisbon. A site-specific Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster installation will be one of the first works on view. [E-Flux]

A selection of Ming and Qing dynasty works will travel from Beijing’s Palace Museum to Berlin’s National Museums in September 2017. [The Art Newspaper]


Lucian Wintrich will open a pro–Donald Trump art show in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, this weekend. It will be called “#DaddySaveUs.” [Paper]

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