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Morning Links: Hurricane Irma Edition

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Flooding in Miami.

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The Storm

Hurricane Irma is making its way up Florida, shutting down electrical power and cell phone service throughout the state. [The New York Times]

In Key West, employees of the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum have hunkered down with the writer’s effects, and the decedents of his cats, which famously have six toes. [The Kansas City Star]

The staff of the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville has, thankfully, saved the butterflies. [Buzzfeed]

Are the manatees at the Ringling Museum safe? Yes, the manatees are safe. [Fox 13]

In Miami, the storm has “turned its biggest streets into rivers.” [The Miami Herald]

But, come December, Art Basel Miami Beach will still be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center. [ARTnews]

Fashion Week

Eckhaus Latta had its Spring 2018 show Saturday in Bushwick, and India Salvor Menuez, who walked in the show, said the makeup reminded her of a performance by the artist Donna Huanca. [W]

Cardi B performed at the Alexander Wang after-party. [Vogue]

The designer Raf Simons asked longtime collaborator Sterling Ruby to make an installation for the Calvin Klein show. [ARTnews]

Matters of the Market

Melanie Gerlis writes that, despite a healthy number of fairs opening around the world, there is much cause for concern in certain parts of the market. “The smaller galleries that support emerging art events are dropping like flies, pointing to an unsustainable status quo,” Gerlis says. [The Financial Times]

Here’s a look at the nearly 400 items that Sotheby’s is selling from the collection of Sir Howard Hodgkin. [The Guardian]

Changes are coming to La Biennale Paris. [The New York Times]

In Their Words

Eileen Myles pens a remembrance of John Ashbery. [Out]

Wim Wenders discusses his filmmaking technique. [Variety]

Erica Dawn Lyle sums up the Bruce High Quality Foundation University. [Art in America]

Rest in Peace

A memorial service for Glenn O’Brien was held last night in New York. [Anne Pasternak Instagram]

Michael Friedman, the composer and lyricist, has died. [The New York Times]

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