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Morning Links: Jeffrey Uslip Edition





Amid ongoing controversy surrounding Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis’s Kelley Walker survey, which includes work that have been criticized as being racist, Jeffrey Uslip, CAM’s chief curator and the person who organized the show, will suddenly leave the museum for an as-yet-unannounced post elsewhere. []

When Nicholas Serota leaves the Tate in February, his successor will have to complete fundraising for Tate Modern and reopen Tate St. Ives. But these are just two challenges the next Tate director will face. [The Art Newspaper]

Donald Trump

This weekend, the Boiler, Pierogi Gallery’s satellite space, was supposed to have a pro–Donald Trump art show. (It wound up being cancelled and moved to a different venue.) William Powhida discusses what it could mean that the show nearly came together at one of New York’s most beloved galleries. [Hyperallergic]

And here’s a look at the show, titled “#DaddyWillSaveUs,” which took place at Wallplay gallery in Chelsea, and which included a man bathing in pig’s blood as a performance. [Gothamist]

Hillary Clinton

Louise Blouin, of Blouin Artinfo, has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. [Artinfo]

Elsewhere in America

Peter Schjeldahl on the Guggenheim Museum’s Agnes Martin retrospective: “The show’s challenges to contemplation and stamina turn out to intensify a deep, and deepening, sense of the artist’s singular powers.” [The New Yorker]

Keith L. and Katherine Sachs have given $15 million toward arts education at the University of Pennsylvania. Keith is a trustee at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where Katherine is an adjunct curator. []

Around the World

The thirteenth Sharjah Biennial won’t only be located in Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. It will also take place in Beirut, Dakar, Istanbul, and Ramallah through a series of off-site programs. [Artforum]

A look at Shana Moulton’s show at Crèvecoeur gallery in Paris. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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