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Morning Links: Lady Pink Edition

Lady Pink, The Death of Graffiti, 1982.

Summer Scheduling

Christie’s has added two more day sales to its summer schedule, one titled “Post-War to Present,” which will offer historical and contemporary pieces side by side, the other presenting 100 works from the collection of Charles Saatchi. [The Art Newspaper]

The 2018 edition of Coney Island Walls will feature work art by artists including Nina Chanel Abney, Lady Pink, Buff Monster, Eric Haze, and Lee Quinones. [Brownstoner]

Deborah Solomon reviews the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s current exhibition “History Refused to Die,” which focuses on self-taught African-American artists from the South, and finds it to be “appealing but too tame.” [WNYC]


Artist Jesse Jones speaks out on why she’s voting to repeal Ireland’s abortion ban, and uses her exhibition “Tremble Tremble” to explain why others should too. [Frieze]

Robert Indiana’s final piece may have been an homage to bratwurst. [The New York Times]

Here’s a look at the art-filled Hamptons estate of collector Leo Riggio, the former Barnes & Noble executive who was instrumental in creating Dia:Beacon. [The Wall Street Journal]


The Museum of Modern Art has accused MoMACHA, a matcha cafe in Manhattan, of copyright infringement. In a court filing, MoMACHA claims that the museum has failed to show that its MoMA acronym is famous enough to prove an infringement case. [Artsy]

Nikola Olic abstracts famous architecture in tightly cropped photos to call attention to buildings’ more minute details. [Wired]

Swiss architects Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron are slated to present new works in Hong Kong, Berlin, and Vancouver in the coming year. [The New York Times]

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