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Morning Links: Egg-Shaped Museum Edition

Guatemala’s Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporaneo.

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Museums

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has launched its first-ever Kickstarter campaign. The museum needs $75,000 to bring an egg-shaped museum from Guatemala to California as part of this year’s Pacific Standard Time initiative. [Los Angeles Times]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the High Museum of Art, and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are among the most recent institutions to acquire work from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation. Here’s a look inside an enterprise that boldly aims to expand American art history. [The Art Newspaper]

The Critics

Andrea K. Scott reviews Rachel Harrison’s Greene Naftali show, which finds the artist obsessing over art history and being more mysterious than ever. [4Columns]

Lots of reviews of Documenta’s Athens half have come from critics who don’t hail from Greece, so here’s a nice surprise: a Greek curator and a Greek economist discussing the quinquennial’s first not-entirely-German edition. [Art Agenda]

Oddities

Wall Street’s Fearless Girl sculpture was almost a fearless cow. [New York Post]

A $358,000 sculpture was stolen out of a truck transporting the work to an exhibition at the Taubman Museum of Art in Virginia. [The Roanoke Times]

Around Europe

Stephan Dillemuth’s show at the Künstlerhaus KM in Graz, Austria, includes a performer who’s dressed as though his or her skin were flayed. See this and more in some crazy installation views. [Contemporary Art Daily]

One of the most prominent trends in the Berlin art scene these days: some of its best artists weren’t born in Germany. [Deutsche Welle]

Bots

If this article is to be believed, some of the best art these days is being produced by Twitter bots. [Ars Technica]

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