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Morning Links: College Art Association Edition



Responding to Trump

The College Art Association has spoken out against the Trump administration’s proposed elimination of the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. [College Art Association]

Linda Yablonsky reports from this past Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington, D.C., where artist Marilyn Minter protested alongside Bloomberg art-market reporter Katya Kazakina. [Artforum]


Here’s a look at the relationship between protests in Chicago and public art around the city. [Chicago Tribune]

Crossing Borders

The Bronx Museum won’t be able to complete its art exchange program with the National Museum of Fine Arts in Cuba because Cuban officials will no longer allow the works to travel to the United States. [The New York Times]

The Japanese-American collective Chim Pom is crafting a response to President Donald J. Trump’s call for a wall separating America and Mexico: a treehouse with a view over the border. [Los Angeles Times]

At the Emperor Qianmen hotel in Beijing, some visitors are coming for a luxury hospitality experience. Others are booking rooms simply because of the art that hangs on its walls. [BBC News]

Around America

David Hockney is mentoring students at “high-need schools” in East Palo Alto, California. [NBC Bay Area]

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston is putting $24 million toward renovating its conservation center. [The Art Newspaper]

Meanwhile, in Russia…

Yuko Hasegawa will curate the 2017 Moscow Contemporary Art Biennale. [Russia Beyond the Headlines]

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