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A long line for the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory in 2008.DUMBONYC

A long line for the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory in 2008.


Kusama Craziness

“Is that Yayoi Kusama selfie worth the wait?” It can apparently take more than seven hours to get into the artist’s “Infinity Rooms” at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C. [The New York Times]


An animal-rights group protested Damien Hirst’s upcoming show in Venice by spreading more than 80 pounds of animal dung outside one of François Pinault’s museums, which will host the exhibition. The protesters object to the British artist’s history of using animals in his art. [Hyperallergic]


Porpentine Charity Heartscape, whose poetic and oblique text-based video games are included in the new Whitney Biennial, speaks about her work. [Artforum]

Painter Jordan Casteel discusses painting, her life, and quite a bit more in a wide-ranging interview. [Elle]

The Times invites you to take a 360-degree tour of part of Theaster Gates’s Rebuild Foundation in Chicago, as well as his exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in D.C. [The New York Times]

Judd Tully remembers Howard Hodgkin. []


Gray clothing: everyone’s wearing it! [Racked]

Here’s a profile of Opening Ceremony founders Humberto Leon and Carol Lim, “New York’s resident curators of hip.” [The New Yorker]

An Extra-Large Bonus Section

Never-before-seen photos of a Velvet Underground performance have surfaced. Now the world just needs a few more never-before-heard audio tracks. [The New York Times]

Alex Ross weighs in on the death of the career critic in typically eloquent fashion. [The New Yorker]

Vogue checks in with Jarrett Gregory, “D.C.’s buzziest new curator.” [Vogue]

It seems that Lucky Peach magazine might be folding. [Eater]

Seriously impressive-looking: Michael Sailstorfer at König Galerie in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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