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Morning Links: Snow Cone Edition

A delicious-looking snow cone, but not the snow cone available at the Pérez Art Museum Miami's restaurant.PIXABAY

A delicious-looking snow cone, but not the snow cone available at the Pérez Art Museum Miami’s restaurant.



Jorge Daniel Veneciano will step down as director of the Museum of Arts and Design after only five months on the job. [Artforum]

Brooke Lampley, who has been with Christie’s for 13 years, is leaving her job as head of its Impressionist and modern department to join Sotheby’s. She’ll start in 2018. [Art Market Monitor]

Philip Kennicott: Efforts to eliminate the NEA, NEH “are part of a nascent but ominous larger movement to eliminate the last vestiges of a public realm free of the dictates of the market.” [The Washington Post]

Outsider Art

The Times asked Monty Blanchard, the president of the American Folk Art Museum in New York, and Leslie Tcheyan, his partner, who is a jewelry designer, to “show us your wall.” [The New York Times]

Nate Freeman tours the Outsider Art Fair, which opened in New York yesterday. Maurizio Cattelan was there—and Harvey Fierstein! [ARTnews]


A bounty of letters and other mementos related to Alexander Hamilton sold for $2.6 million at Sotheby’s. Sadly, an 11-year-old bidder at the sale did not win the lot he was after. [The New York Times]

Lynne Cooke previews the Walker Art Center’s upcoming Merce Cunningham retrospective. [Artforum]

Jed Perl on Diebenkorn. [The New York Review of Books; subscription required]

An Extra Large Bonus Section

Adam McEwen discusses his show at the Aspen Art Museum. Of his famed obituary works, he says, “They’re about death but they’re not only about death.” [The Aspen Times]

“What it’s like to have under three minutes to photograph President-elect Trump.” [The Washington Post]

Verde, the restaurant at the Pérez Art Museum Miami, currently has a special menu in honor of PAMM’s Julio Le Parc retrospective, and it features an intriguing snow cone! [Miami New Times]

Sadie Benning at the Renaissance Society in Chicago. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Danica Barboza at Lomex in New York. [Sex Life]

Here are 10 places to view public art in 2017, from Minneapolis to Palm Springs to New York. [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

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