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Morning Links: ‘Godfather of Chicano Art’ Edition

Detail from Emiglio Vasquez’s newly restored mural El Proletariado de Aztlán.


Museum Projects

With a show in Los Angeles dedicated to the work of Emigdio Vasquez, the so-called “godfather of Chicano art,” Vasquez’s son has restored his father’s mural for Chapman University. [Los Angeles Times]

Now that Barry Diller’s floating park is no longer happening, the Whitney Museum might be looking into opening a permanent installation by David Hammons on New York’s Pier 52. Whitney director Adam Weinberg cautioned that it’s so far “only a possibility.” [The New York Times]

Christopher Knight reviews the Institute of Contemporary Art Los Angeles’s Martín Ramírez show, writing that “it is sure to rate among the most significant shows in the sprawling, Getty-subsidized Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.” [Los Angeles Times]

New Digs

Sara Kay, who founded the Professional Organization for Women in the Arts and was previously the director of White Cube, will open her own gallery in New York’s Lower East Side. [The New York Times]

Photographer Martin Parr will open his foundation in Bristol, England, to the public this October. [The Art Newspaper]


The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Ackland Art Museum has received 12 works by black artists from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation. [The Herald Sun]

Fashionable Lifestyles

From an open-air runway show at the Museum of Modern Art to shirts inspired by Georgia O’Keeffe paintings, here’s a look at all the intersections of couture and art at this year’s New York Fashion Week. [W Magazine]

Beyoncé and Jay Z took a private tour of Sadie Barnette’s show at Fort Gansevoort gallery in New York last week. [Page Six]

A report from the wedding of artist Jonah Freeman and fashion designer Arden Wohl. [Vogue]

The Talent

The Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art in Rotterdam, Germany, has named Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy its new director. [Artforum]

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