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News

As part of an initiative called She Built NYC,a monument dedicated to Shirley Chisholm, the first black woman elected to Congress, will be unveiled at an entrance to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park in 2020. [The Art Newspaper]

Hedge fund manager Andrew Hall won a lawsuit against Lorettann and Nikolas Gascard, who Hall claims sold him fake Leon Golub paintings. The Gascards have been ordered to repay him $465,000. [The New York Times]

Garth Greenan Gallery in New York now represents Peter Blake. [Garth Greenan Gallery]

Artists

In the last interview he gave, artist Robert Morris, who died last week at age 87, discussed the evolution of his career and the New York art world of the 1960s. [Interview Magazine]

Carolina A. Miranda profiles artist Sandy Rodriguez, who uses pre-Colombian painting techniques to tell stories about immigration. The artist’s works are currently at the Riverside Art Museum and the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery. [Los Angeles Times]

Alex Katz talks about painting at age 91, the recent $90 million sale of a David Hockney work, Trump, and more in this lively interview with the Financial Times. [Financial Times]

Exhibitions

A survey of works from the first 30 years of Judy Chicago’s career is on view at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami. The show includes “Birth Project,” a series she completed between 1980 and 1985 with assistance from more than 150 needleworkers. [The New York Times]

The presentation of “Oceania” at the Royal Academy of Arts in London marks 250 years since Captain James Cook’s first journey to the Pacific, and it brings together some 200 objects. Jenny Uglow writes that the show focuses “not on Western expeditions but on the indigenous art of the diverse island cultures themselves.” [The New York Review of Books]

Photography

A recently released monograph by Rosalind Fox Solomon features images of people in the American South. “These extraordinary portraits and scenes are not quite documentary, but they pursue a truth about fear, pleasure, confusion, family history, and who and what whiteness feeds on in order to cohere,” Doreen St. Félix writes. [The New Yorker]

The California Sunday Magazine has put out its first all-photography issue, with works about different notions of “home” by 34 photographers. [The California Sunday Magazine]

Behold Leah Kennedy’s phantasmagoric photo series of salt lakes in western Australia. [The Guardian]

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