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Morning Links: Icelandic Troll Edition

The Eyjafjallajökull glacier in beautiful Iceland.WIKIMEDIA

The Eyjafjallajökull glacier in beautiful Iceland.



Glafira Rosales, the once-obscure Long Island art dealer at the center of an $80 million Ab-Ex forgery scandal that brought down Knoedler & Company, will not go to prison. She has been sentenced to time served. [The New York Times]

Flashback: a deep dive into the Knoedler saga as legal battles unfolded last year. [ARTnews]


Dodie Kazanjian profiles Aliza Nisenbaum, whose work will be in the Whitney Biennial. [Vogue]

A chat with Annette Lemieux, the winner of the MFA Boston’s $10,000 Maud Morgan Prize. She will have a show there in July. [WBUR]

Egill Sæbjörnsson’s show for the Icelandic pavilion in Venice will involve trolls. [The Art Newspaper]

Note well: “Puppet artists are having a moment.” [The New York Times]

The Media

The first issue of Art Agency, Partners’ new editorial offering is out, and it includes contributions from Howard Rachofsky, David Salle, and Charlotte Burns. [In Other Words]

Richard Prince seems to be workshopping some new works about Donald Trump and Steve Bannon on Twitter. [@RichardPrince4 and @RichardPrince4]

Big Money

The Thompson Family Foundation has given $10 million to the Museum of the City of New York, the largest monetary gift in the museum’s history. [The New York Times]

Lisson Gallery is turning 50 and celebrating with a show and a 1,000-page book. [The Art Newspaper]

And More

Fred Lonidier’s recent show at Silberkuppe in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Google pays tribute to sculptor Edmonia Lewis with its homepage doodle today. [Time]

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