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Morning Links: Julie Mehretu Edition



Coming Attractions

Julie Mehretu is hard at work on a large-scale San Francisco Museum of Modern Art commission. Her new paintings—sprawling works filled with her signature curvaceous forms—have inspired the jazz composer Jason Moran to create compositions of his own, collaborations with Mehretu that will be unveiled at Performa 17. [The New York Times]

Hilton Als will organize a series of shows at the Yale Centre for British Art in New Haven, Connecticut. On tap are solo exhibitions for Celia Paul, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, and Peter Doig. [The Art Newspaper]


Rachel Donadio, a longtime New York Times art reporter, will now write for the Atlantic. [The Atlantic]

In With the New

Christopher Knight writes on the Orange County Museum of Art’s 2017 California-Pacific Triennial, which he describes as “mostly bland.” [Los Angeles Times]

Chelsea Manning made an appearance this week at the opening of her show with Heather Dewey-Hagborg at Fridman Gallery in New York. [New York Daily News]

Looking Back

Anyone with a New York Public Library card can now stream films from the Criterion Collection, thanks to a new video service. [Gothamist]

Have a first look at Kurt Cobain artworks that will be on view at UTA Artist Space’s Seattle Art Fair booth. [Rolling Stone]


“Cindy Sherman’s Instagram account may be the best art exhibition of 2017.” [Salon]

Photographs of Silke Otto-Knapp’s exhibition at Taylor Macklin gallery in Zurich. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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