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Morning Links: Decolonize This Place Protesters Edition

Installation view of “Decolonize This Place,” organized by MTL+, 2016, showing flyers and, in the upper left corner, the eponymous Decolonize This Place stickers, at Artists Space. MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

Installation view of “Decolonize This Place,” organized by MTL+, 2016, showing flyers and, in the upper left corner, the eponymous Decolonize This Place stickers, at Artists Space.

MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN/ARTNEWS

Activism

Nine LGBTQ activists leaving an event related to Artists Space’s Decolonize This Place project in New York were attacked on Saturday in an incident believed to be motivated by racism and homophobia. Witnesses say the assailants were chanting, “Trump, Trump, Trump!” [Towerload/Hyperallergic/Medium]

Legal Actions

A New York court has ruled that the Dedalus Foundation, which was founded by Robert Motherwell, did not fire a female employee because she was a woman. [The Art Newspaper]

The Peters Family Art Foundation in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is suing New York’s Jason McCoy Gallery, alleging that the gallery still owes $118,000 for a Jackson Pollock painting. [Santa Fe New Mexican]

The Academy of Art University has reached a $60 million settlement with the city of San Francisco. The school had faced legal action after a decade of making use of illegally converted buildings. [SFGate]

Department of Site-Specific Art

Have a look at New York’s Second Avenue subway, which will include new stations that feature works by Chuck Close, Vik Muniz, Jean Shin, and Sarah Sze. [The New York Times]

At the opening of the Kochi-Muziris Biennial, “it was impossible not to feel the sheer awesomeness of Kochi and its importance as an ongoing place of exploration at the edge of India today.” [Artforum]

Extras

Jonathan Jones’s top ten art exhibitions of 2016 list is here. [The Guardian]

Katharina Wulff at Greene Naftali in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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