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Morning Links: The Anselm Kiefer Show Must Go On Edition

Kiefer's 2007 Monumenta commission at the Grand Palais in Paris. VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Kiefer’s 2007 Monumenta commission at the Grand Palais in Paris.


Department of Neo-Expressionism

After news yesterday that Anselm Kiefer wanted to halt a show that he says he didn’t consent to in Beijing, the Central Academy of Fine Arts Art Museum will now go ahead and host an exhibition of the artist’s work anyway. [The Art Newspaper]

U.S. Election Aftermath

With Trump having won the election, Annette Lemieux has turned her work Left Right Left Right (1995), which features images of people with raised fists and is currently on view at the Whitney Museum, upside down. [Hyperallergic]

Sotheby’s CEO Tad Smith is now saying that Trump’s election will be good for the art market. [CNBC]


Roberta Smith on the Museum of Modern Art’s Francis Picabia show: “The show has a propulsive, joyous energy. Something new, different and often challenging waits in nearly every gallery.” [The New York Times]

Artist and critic Hannah Black reviews Christina Sharpe’s In the Wake: On Blackness and Being, a book about the aftermath of slavery. [4Columns]

Going Online

A look at Antoni Muntadas’s The File Room (1994), an installation and online database that collected instances of censorship. [Rhizome]

Until November 27, you can watch Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s video Rubber Coated Steel, which won him the Museum Folkwang’s Nam June Paik Award earlier this year. [Vdrome]


A teenager is creating replicas of works of art in Iraq and Syria that are being destroyed by ISIS. [The Independent]

Photos of Wu Tsang’s show at 356 Mission gallery in Los Angeles. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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