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Morning Links: Brooke Shields Edition

Brooke Shields with U.S. Navy Ensign Richard Jones in 1991.COURTESY U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Brooke Shields with U.S. Navy Ensign Richard Jones in 1991.



The Philadelphia Museum of Art wants to raise $525 million for its Frank Gehry-designed renovation, programming, and its endowment. So far it has lined up $326 million. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

The Law

There was a confrontation on Wednesday between artists and police in Beijing, as Shen Jingdong and Cao Zhiwen attempted to avoid eviction from their studio and residence. [Artforum]

Artist Zwelethu Mthethwa, who was recently convicted of murder in South Africa, has been denied bail pending his sentencing. [News24]

A French court involved in an eight-year battle between Christie’s and French dealers has ruled that “artist’s resale rights must be paid by sellers, with no exception.” [The New York Times]


The Times asked Brooke Shields to “show us your wall.” And she did. There’s a Keith Haring over her fireplace! [The New York Times]

Roberta Smith takes a look at the annual AIPAD Photography Fair. [The New York Times]


The great Dena Yago at Bodega in New York. Spoiler alert: felt is involved. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Here’s a look at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s current Marsden Hartley show. [The Magazine Antiques]

The New Museum is selling a Raymond Pettibon limited-edition skateboard deck. [New Museum Store]

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