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Morning Links: Floppy Disk Revival Edition

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News

The New York Times reviewed the new home for the Swiss Institute and its opening exhibition “Readymades Belong to Everyone.” “It’s chill,” the paper says. [The New York Times]

Bloomberg went in on the Hoffman-Oeri family and its influence in Basel, Switzerland, where cultural institutions like the Kunstmuseum show its collection and the Art Basel fair features several family members on its board. [Bloomberg]

The Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s new show/residency program hybrid “Art, Artists & You” encourages collaboration between artists-in-residence and their pocket-sized audience.  [New York Times]

Cheim & Read gallery is slated to close in Chelsea, move uptown, and transition into “private practice” at the beginning of 2019. [ARTnews]

Digital Age

The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden released a new museum guide app, Hirshhorn Eye, with which users can scan a piece that catches their eye to hear a statement directly from the artist, such as Damien Hirst and Yayoi Kusama. [Fast Company]

Ditch your record player and dig up your clunky old Dell—apparently, the hip kids of the vaporwave musical movement are bringing back a floppy disk revival. [Rolling Stone]

Misc. 

Dazed speaks with three North Korean artists—Choi Sung-gook, Sun Mu, and Kang Nara—about fleeing their country and how that experience continues to influence their work.  [Dazed]

Detroit’s long-abandoned Michigan Central Station is being restored by Ford, and since word got out, locals are returning historic items that had previously gone missing without a trace. [Next City]

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