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Morning Links: Fruitful Harvest Edition

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Fruit Basket, 1590.

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Museums

Following a bleak report about the Sydney Art Museum’s uncertain future, the Australian institution has been saved by a $184 million local grant. [The New York Times]

Toby Kamps, the Menil Collection’s curator of modern and contemporary art, will now direct the Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston. [Houston Chronicle]

Wolfgang Tillmans is one of several who have been added to the Institute of Contemporary Art London’s council. [The Art Newspaper]

Market

Andy Warhol’s first self-portrait will go up for auction at Sotheby’s in London, where it is expected to bring in £7 million, or about $8.9 million. [The Guardian]

Documenta 14 may be more academic and less market-friendly than other art festivals, but its artists are bringing in money to galleries around the world. [The Art Newspaper]

South Asian “truck art” is now being exported to galleries across the globe. [Voice of America]

Lives

Art critic Edit deAk, who contributed to Artforum and Interview and cofounded Art-Rite, has died. [Artforum]

Around California

The artist collective Fallen Fruit has installed installations that allow people to pick pomegranates, lemons, and more in Los Angeles parks. [NPR]

Treasure Island, the fancifully named San Francisco neighborhood, will have new public art commissions, each with a budget between $1 million and $2 million. [SFGate]

Extras

A look around Evelyn Taocheng Wang’s current show at Carlos/Ishikawa in London. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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