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Morning Links: ‘Nasty Women’ Edition

Installation view of "Nasty Women" at Knockdown Center. COURTESY KNOCKDOWN CENTER

Installation view of “Nasty Women” at Knockdown Center.


Getting Political

Knockdown Center’s sold-out “Nasty Women” show raised $42,500 for Planned Parenthood over the course of its four-day run. [The Huffington Post]

Eight years after making the famed Barack Obama “Hope” poster, Shepard Fairey has created works in protest of the prejudice and hate sweeping America now. [USA Today]

The Washington, D.C. Scene

President-elect Donald J. Trump planned to visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture this past weekend in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Then, in a move that surprised few, he went back on those plans and decided to skip it. [New York Daily News]

German artist Markus Lüpertz will be the subject of two exhibitions in Washington, D.C. this spring. The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden will focus on his early work, while the Phillips Collection will survey his full career. [ARTnews]

Performance Art

Choreographer Monica Bill Barnes’s latest piece is The Museum Workout, a 45-minute performance-cum-exercise-class held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [The New Yorker]

After an alleged sexual assault, Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlenksy is seeking political asylum in France. [The Moscow Times]

Around Europe

Vincent Honoré, the director and curator of London’s David Roberts Art Foundation, will curate the 2018 Baltic Triennial. [ArtReview]

Maria Balshaw, the incoming Tate director, picks her favorite art of 2016. [The Art Newspaper]

Designer Jasper Morrison has created a house for a fictional artist inside the Herzog & de Meuron–designed VitraHaus in Germany. [Dezeen]

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