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Morning Links: Recovered Dutch Golden Age Art Edition

Not one of the stolen works. WIKIPEDIA

Not one of the stolen works.


A Good Week for 20th-Century Art

A showing of work by Salvatore Scarpitta—the American painter turned amateur car manufacturer who was originally championed by the dealer Leo Castelli—will open next week at the Luxembourg & Dayan gallery in New York. [The New York Times]

In 1925 the artist Otto Dix painted a number of watercolors for his five-year-old step daughter, Hana Koch, who has now lent these works to Düsseldorf’s Galerie Remmert where they will be on public display for the first time. [The Art Newspaper]

Five pieces of Dutch Golden Age art have been recovered from a Ukrainian far-right militia group, following a decade spent circulating the black market. [CNN]

Art Takes

Trevor Paglen on surveillance architecture. [e-flux]

Claire Messud on Alice Neel’s paintings: “They are always uneasy, inviting the viewer into a direct and often alarming intimacy with their subjects.” [The New York Review of Books

Hurricane Matthew

The Institute of Contemporary Art Miami is temporarily closed through Thursday due to Hurricane Matthew. [Artforum]


Adrian Searle takes a tour of Frieze and realizes that in a place where “everyone is a performer,” the act of writing about it requires an act of performance, too. [The Guardian]

“Even art lovers are exhausted trying to keep up with the fairs.” [Bloomberg]

First looks

A closer look at the beautiful new EDP Foundation Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology building that opened this week in Lisbon, Portugal. [Inhabitat]

Watch Al Roker take an early tour around Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio complex before it opens to the public. [Fader]

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