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Morning Links: Bruce Lee Edition

A poster for Way of the Dragon, 1972, which will screen at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on January 28 and February 4 as part of a Bruce Lee retrospective.

A poster for Way of the Dragon, 1972, which will screen at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on January 28 and February 4 as part of a Bruce Lee retrospective.

The Future

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has tapped Vera Lutter to photograph parts of its campus that will be demolished to make way for its Peter Zumthor–designed expansion. [The New York Times]

Battles

Below, a scroll of projects that the National Endowment for the Arts funded in 2016. [NEA Funded]

A Bruce Lee film retrospective opens at the Museum of Modern Art in New York on Friday. [The New York Times]

After more than six months of negotiations over a new contract, the Harvard University Security, Parking and Museum Guards Union and the school are headed to federal mediation. [Harvard Crimson]

Works Changing Hands

The Ackland Art Museum at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill has received a gift of seven Rembrandt drawings and $8 million for its endowment from orthodontist Sheldon Peck and his wife Leena. [The New York Times]

A “German manufacturer of muesli, pizza and cake mixes” will return an Anthony van Dyck painting to the heir of a Jewish art dealer forced to flee Germany in 1940. [The Art Newspaper]

The Talent

The Whitney has hired Marcela Guerrero, a curatorial fellow at the Hammer, and Rujeko Hockley, an assistant curator at the Brooklyn Museum, as assistant curators. [ARTnews]

November Paynter (a great name) has been appointed director of programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada. [Artforum]

Jessica Ludwig has been named deputy director of the Morgan Library and Museum in New York. [Artforum]

Mysteries

Authorities in Keller, Texas, are on the hunt for an artist who has been making unauthorized animal paintings in a tunnel in the city. They say that they’re fans of the work! [The Dallas Morning News]

Alice Gregory on ‘the outsized pleasures of the very small.’ [Harper’s Magazine]

In case you missed it: “Were JG Ballard’s billboards actually coded Salvador Dalí paintings?” [The Guardian]

Sundries

Artist Rafaël Rozendaal has put together an exhibition of 27 classic screensavers. [The AV Club]

Contestants on the hit show The Bachelor went ice skating at the Milwaukee Art Museum on the most recent episode. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Greg Allen on “the daily practice of refusing.” [Greg.org]

Dorothy Iannone at Kiosk in Ghent, Belgium. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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