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Morning Links: Monochrome Edition

Alexander Rodchenko, Pure Red Color, 1921.

At the Museums

In 2020 the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris will show the modern art collection put together by philanthropists Mikhail and Ivan Morozov, which includes work by Cézanne, Bonnard, and Picasso. [The Art Newspaper]

The San Francisco-based nonprofit For-Site will do a show this fall “blanketing a decommissioned chapel in Fort Mason with prayer rugs designed by 36 contemporary artists,” like Ai Weiwei and Mona Hatoum. [The New York Times]

Kate Sutton reports from the opening of “FADE IN 2: EXT. MODERNIST HOME – NIGHT,” organized by Simon Castets and Julie Boukobza at the Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade’s Gallery-Legacy Čolaković. [Artforum]

Artist News

The nonprofit ArtBuilt will offer affordable workspace for about 50 artists at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, which New Yorkers may recall as the site of Pedro Reyes’s 2016 Doomocracy project with Creative Time. [The Art Newspaper]

Sam Thielman pays a visit to Gary Panter’s Brooklyn studio and apartment, which is is “littered with all kinds of art: bulbous, home-made candy-coloured candles from a planned installation, bowls of beads and Godzilla toys, and of course his own complex, colourful, beautiful paintings.” [The Guardian]

The Talent

Heather Rumfelt has been hired as assistant director of the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, Mississippi. [The Sun Herald]

Someone Get Artsy’s Flack a Raise!

Artsy pulled in another $50 million in funding and is now valued at $275 million. [TechCrunch]

Ben Popper takes a look at the growing online market for art and spends some time with Artsy CEO Carter Cleveland, who “says he was shocked by the transition from a home full of fine art to the empty walls of his dorm room” at Princeton—and thus, Artsy was born. [The Verge]

Ainsley Harris tells the story of Artsy and interviews Cleveland, “a Franz Kline-esque vertical stroke dressed in head-to-toe black.” [Fast Company]

And More

The latest episode of Abbi Jacobson’s podcast about art, set at the Museum of Modern Art, focuses on monochromes. Also, Questlove makes an appearance. [A Piece of Work/WNYC]

Richard Prince may hold key details pertaining to possible collusion…. [@RichardPrince4/Twitter]

Here’s a look at “how Sanrio makes anti-capitalism adorable, and profitable,” with its adorable cartoon characters. [The New York Times]

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