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Morning Links: Removed Chagall Painting Edition

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Glenn O’Brien, who died last week, “could do anything—except live forever,” writes Linda Yablonsky in a touching essay about his career and his writings. [W]

Artist Andreas Siekmann remembers Barbara Weiss, the German gallerist who died earlier this year. [Artforum]

Coming Attractions

Bruce Nauman’s sound installation Raw Materials will return to Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall. The piece was originally commissioned by Tate in 2004. [The Art Newspaper]

Here’s a trailer for the Tom of Finland biopic debuting at New York’s Tribeca Film Festival this month. [The Observer]

Museums Around the World

Because it is renovating a large wall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art has taken down Marc Chagall’s beloved 1942 painting A Wheatfield on a Summer’s Afternoon. []

A look inside the Garage Museum’s first Triennial for Russian Contemporary Art, which Museum of Modern Art curator Roxana Marcoci is calling “an eye-opener.” [The New York Times]

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago will raise its admission fees, but per a new policy, teens will now get into the museum for free. [DNA Info]


Art Cologne and abc art berlin are currently in negotiations to join efforts for a new fair, Art Berlin, which may be held in September. [The Art Newspaper]

On Writing

Julia Halperin, formerly of the Art Newspaper, is now Artnet News’s executive news editor. [Twitter]

Critic Wayne Koestenbaum sheds some light on his writing process, and offers a reading list that includes Hervé Guibert’s Crazy for Vincent. [The Creative Independent]

Can’t make it to Natalie Czech’s show of poetry-based photographs at Capitain Petzel gallery in Berlin? Have a look around the show. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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