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Samoas and thin mints.BRIAN LEGATE/FLICKR

Samoas and thin mints.



Art Basel has released the exhibitor list for its flagship fair, which will bring 291 galleries to the hometown of Roger Federer in June. [ARTnews]

Rob Pruitt’s famous Flea Market is headed to the Palm Springs Art Museum in California as part of the forthcoming “Desert X” exhibition that is being presented by Neville Wakefield at the same time as Coachella. [The Desert Sun]

The Chapman Brothers have left White Cube for Blain Southern. They provided a statement in the form of a poem: “Time for us now seems/ To pass away as/ Water under broken bridge./ So now time to move on—/ Time to break old eggs/ And make new omelette.” [The Art Newspaper]


Alice Gregory profiles Anicka Yi, whose Hugo Boss Prize show opens at the Guggenheim in April. From the piece: “Her materials include everything from aquarium gravel to Girl Scout cookies, and for various installations she has fermented kombucha into leather, tempura-fried flowers and injected live snails with oxytocin.” [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

Adrian Searle gives five big stars to Wolfgang Tillmans’s show at Tate Modern in London. It is, he writes, “not a retrospective so much as a realignment of images and preoccupations.” [The Guardian]


Thomas Campbell, the director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, responds to Trump’s travel ban, writing about becoming an American citizen in 2014. [The Met]

“How the Jewish Museum used human-centered design to rebuild its online collection.”

The first survey of the Egyptian Surrealist group Art et Liberté, whose founding manifesto in 1938 was titled “Vive l’art dégénéré” (Long live degenerate art), will head to the Reina Sofía, after a run at the Pompidou. [The Art Newspaper]

Here’s a preview of an upcoming exhibition at the Albright-Knox in Buffalo, New York, which features the duo Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj, Eric Mack, Jacob Kassay, and Willa Nasatir of New York. [The Buffalo News]

Heather Saunders has been tapped to be director of the Ingalls Library at the Cleveland Museum of Art. It’s the third-largest art-research library in the United States. [The Cleveland Plain Dealer]

Indiana University Bloomington’s Mathers Museum of World Cultures will close for the summer for renovations. [IU Bloomington Newsroom]

And More!

Photos of Nicole Wermers’s current exhibition at Jessica Silverman in San Francisco. It features many photos of croissants! [Contemporary Art Daily]

“Keeping jobs In America: Trump has convinced an accordion player not to move to China.” [Clickhole]

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