Morning Links

Morning Links: Sly Stone Edition

The cover of Sly and the Family Stone’s 1967 album A Whole New Thing.


After Charlottesville

Following a vote by its city council, Baltimore removed Confederate statues last night. [The Guardian]

Historians responded to President Trump’s latest comments about Confederate statues. [The New York Times]

Anny Shaw: “A man who was filmed making anti-Semitic comments during a performance organized by the artist collective LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner was photographed marching with white supremacists in Charlottesville…, according to the London-based artist Luke Turner.” [The Art Newspaper]


“How Tattooed Mom became Philly’s premier street-art museum.” (Tattooed Mom is the name of a bar, to be clear.) [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

David Roberts will close his nonprofit exhibition space in London and open a 20-acre sculpture park in Somerset, England. [The Art Newspaper]

The Denver Art Museum said that it plans to proceed with a $150 million renovation of its Gio Ponti–designed North Building even if $35.5 million it is hoping for from a proposed bond issue is voted down. John Wenzel reports: “But it would be a much longer and more modest process without it, officials said Tuesday.” [The Denver Post]

The Market

A timber frame house that Harriet Beecher Stowe called home in Litchfield, Connecticut, until she was 13 is on offer on eBay with a starting bid of $400,000. Currently disassembled, “Pete Seeger lived there in the 1920s; it served as a sanitarium, and then a school dormitory for half a century.” [The New York Times]

Sly Stone’s recording console is for sale. The price: $250,000. Shipping is free. [Reverb via @GeetaDayal/Twitter]


Curbed published a handy guide to nine Louis Kahn–designed houses in Philadelphia. [Curbed Philadelphia]


A luxurious new tome is devoted to the storied video-game character Sonic the Hedgehog. [Kotaku]

Susan Coll reviews former Triple Canopy editor Lucy Ives’s Impossible Views of the World, a “novel about a brainy hot mess of a cartographic specialist and the strange goings-on at the fictional Central Museum of Art.” [The New York Times]

Here are photos of D’Ette Nogle’s show early in the season at Reserve Ames in Los Angeles. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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