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A 2014 People's Climate Change protest at Trump Tower in New York. BEYOND MY KEN/VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

A 2014 People’s Climate Change protest at Trump Tower in New York.

BEYOND MY KEN/VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

The President-Elect

Liam Gillick writes on “a building on 5th Avenue.” Though he never names it in his essay, he’s referring to Trump Tower. [e-flux]

According to one writer, Time magazine’s 2016 Person of the Year cover, which features Donald J. Trump staring out at the viewer, is a subversive work of art. [Forward]

Collecting

The New York Times has ended its “Inside Art” column, replacing it with a new one called “Show Us Your Wall.” First up: ARTnews Top 200 collector Ella Fontanals-Cisneros and the Latin American art she owns. [The New York Times]

“Can’t find a perfect spot for that prized art piece? Try the bathroom.” [Wall Street Journal]

Venice Biennale Watch

Jochen Volz will curate Brazil’s pavilion at the 2017 Venice Biennale. [Artforum]

Going Online

A look at the history behind Martine Neddam’s Mouchette, one of the most important works of net art ever. Neddam’s ongoing project is a portrait of a teenage girl in the form of a webpage. [Rhizome]

Trevor Paglen tackles artificial intelligence, surveillance technology, and more in a new essay called “Invisible Images (Your Pictures Are Looking at You).” [The New Inquiry]

Around America

Despite a push from Governor Mark Dayton for them to be moved, several paintings of Civil War scenes will remain in Minnesota’s Capitol building. [Twin Cities Pioneer Press]

Grace Kook-Anderson is now the Portland Art Museum’s curator of Northwestern art. [OPB News]

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