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Morning Links: Rookie Mistake Edition

Michael Green's r/Pizzagate I. An Evening W/ The Podestas, 2016.

Michael Green’s r/Pizzagate I. An Evening W/ The Podestas, 2016.

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Real Estate

The wonderful Chelsea-adjacent bar Peter McManus, a favorite for pre- and post-gallery imbibing, will stay open despite rumors of its closing for at least another year. After that, it’s a mystery… [Eater]

Reena Spaulings co-founder John Kelsey has purchased Willem Dafoe’s Grand Street co-op. [Bowery Boogie]

Considering the Nadir of the Human Project

Try to take your eyes off some pretty disturbing anti-“pizzagate” art. [The Creators Project]

Showbiz

Because every morning should be a Gucci Mane morning, a link to a fine performance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. [XXL]

Stefan Simchowitz holds forth in a Q&A on the future of the market and galleries in a tempestuous world. [Artspace]

Show us your gallery wall: a space in L.A. will play home to some 14,000 copies of the movie Jerry Maguire on VHS tape. [New York Times]

Messaging

Artist Jamian Juliano-Villani has joined Twitter. Give her a warm welcome! [Twitter]

Basel Flashback

A consideration of the best work by black artists at Art Basel Miami Beach. [The St. Louis American]

Bonus

Johnnetta Cole, director of the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C., will retire from her post in March of next year. [The Washington Post]

Mitochondrial DNA tests suggest the presence of Westerners—and their Greek-inspired aesthetics—in China as far back as the third century B.C. Or do they? [Quartz]

An enterprising list of the year’s best experimental music, with a few art stars included. [New York Observer]

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