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Morning Links: ‘I Want a President’ Edition

Zoe Leonard's I want a president (1992), which is currently installed on the High Line. COURTESY HIGH LINE

Zoe Leonard’s I want a president (1992), which is currently installed on the High Line.


The President-Elect

With the U.S. presidential election behind us, 4Columns has re-published Zoe Leonard’s famous 1992 text I want a president. [4Columns]

Documentation of November 9’s anti–Donald Trump protests in New York City. [Sex Magazine]


Roberta Smith on the Brooklyn Museum’s Marilyn Minter show: “After a presidential campaign that underscored various women’s rights issues, what better art exhibition to review than one devoted to provocative images of female independence at its most intimate, centering explicitly on the body.” [The New York Times]

Paul Sietsema’s first solo show in 14 years in Los Angeles is worth the wait, according to Christopher Knight. The show is at Matthew Marks Gallery, and features two film installations and 13 drawings. [Los Angeles Times]

David Bowie

The first sale of David Bowie’s art collection at Sotheby’s in London has brought in about £24 million, or about $30 million. [The Guardian]

The Past

A group of artists have restaged the 1968 photo of an artist’s community at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with more than a few new additions. Old-timers like Eleanor Antin and DeWain Valentine stand alongside Mark Bradford and Alex Israel. [Vanity Fair]

The Calder Foundation is thinking of opening Alexander Calder’s studio and home in Roxbury, Connecticut, to the public. They’ve managed to keep everything, even the artist’s underwear, in its original state. [The New York Times]


Page Six spotted Woody Allen at “Picasso’s Picassos: A Selection from the Collection of Maya Ruiz-Picasso” at Gagosian Gallery in New York. [Page Six]

The Limbach Commission, the Germany agency that investigates Nazi-looted art, has appointed its first Jewish members. [The Art Newspaper]

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