Morning Links

Morning Links: Esperanto Edition

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Money and Power

James Tarmy talks to the dealers of New York gallery Luxembourg and Dayan gallery about how they go about selling art at Frieze. [Bloomberg]

Looking for more Frieze coverage? You can find our complete on-the-ground reporting here.

Alexandra Fowle reviews Susan E. Cahan’s new book, Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power. [The Brooklyn Rail]

Rana Begum has won the 2017 Abraaj Group Art Prize, which comes with a $100,000 check. [Artforum]

Throwback: The 2010 video for Kanye West’s song “Power,” which was directed by Marco Brambilla. [YouTube]

‘The More You Know, the More You Kohl’s’

The department store Kohl’s is donating $1.5 million to the Milwaukee Art Museum over three years to fund its youth arts education program. [BizTimes]

Elsewhere, “indie artist Lili Chin is suing Kohl’s for allegedly ripping off her ‘Doggie Language’ designs.” [Jezebel]

And just because, here are tips for saving money at Kohl’s, including “give them your email address and your birthday—it’s worth it” and “get the Kohl’s app.” [ABC13]


“Edith Gaines, Art Institute of Chicago travel program creator, dies at 94.” [Chicago Tribune]

A profile of British architect Amanda Levete, who designed the new Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon. [The New York Times]


A brief history of Esperanto. [Los Angeles Review of Books]

A brief history of Chile’s Project Cybersyn, “an ambitious project in technology and design meant to help Chile’s socialist economy succeed.” [99% Invisible]


Carmen Herrera, the great painter who now has a show at the Whitney: “When I came to New York I tried going to the Cedar Tavern, but they were always drunk there, and I can’t stand drunkards! I like to drink but I don’t get drunk.” [Artforum]


Speaking of great painters, here are photos of Avery Singer’s show at the Stedelijk in Amsterdam. [Contemporary Art Daily]

And finally, one more set of images, of Eric Veit’s exhibition at Rear Window in New York. [Sex Life]

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