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Morning Links: Palace of Fine Arts Edition

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Crime

Onetime officials in South Korea were sentenced for maintaining a black list against artists. Thousands of people are believed to have been barred from government support because of their perceived opposition to former president Park Geun-hye. [The New York Times]

Market Action

Untitled will stage the second edition of its San Francisco fair at the city’s Palace of Fine Arts. [The Art Newspaper]

Artists

Jeffrey Kastner talks with artist Paul Ramírez Jonas, who currently has shows at the New Museum in New York and the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston. Ramírez Jonas: “I had a conversation with Vito Acconci where he was basically arguing that his generation ‘blinked.’ He said: ‘We had left the gallery. We were having these events. People were coming. And then the galleries wanted us back. And at that moment we could have just said “No thanks.” But instead we started framing photographs.’ ” [Garage Magazine/Vice]

Art Writing

Carolina A. Miranda on the Betye Saar show on view through August 20 at the Craft & Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles. [Los Angeles Times]

Jerry Saltz tours the Museum of Modern Art with Liz Diller of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, which has designed an expansion for the museum that is under construction. Saltz, who has been a fierce critic of the plan, writes: “This next version of the museum is going to be the best version we’ll get for a while. Which is okay.” [New York]

Roberta Smith on the new Ettore Sottsass show at the Met Breuer in New York. [The New York Times]

‘I’m Asking You as an American Patriot’

No doubt you have read the story of the Mooch’s phone call to New Yorker reporter Ryan Lizza, but why not read it again? [The New Yorker]

The Final Section

View Melvin Edwards’s show at Daniel Buchholz in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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