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News

The shortlist for the annual Prix Marcel Duchamp award has been announced. This year’s nominees include Eric Baudelaire, Katinka Bock, Marguerite Humeau, and Ida Tursic & Wilfried Mille. [ARTnews]

Federal prosecutors recommend that art dealer Mary Boone be sent to prison for tax evasion. Boone’s sentencing will take place on January 18. [The New York Times]

Nicelle Beauchene Gallery in New York now represents painter and printmaker Richard Bosman. A show of new paintings by the artist goes on view at the gallery in March. [Nicelle Beauchene Gallery]

Lives

Maria Magdalena Ludewig, co-curator and director of the Wiesbaden Biennale in Germany, has died at age 36. [Artforum]

Scandal

The Times calls the split between collectors David and Libbie Mugrabi “one of the most salacious New York society divorces in recent memory.” Libbie Mugrabi spoke with the newspaper about her marriage, the divorce, and the artworks involved in the proceedings. [The New York Times]

The Bauhaus

Here’s a look at the many events and exhibitions that will take place across Germany to celebrate the centennial of the founding of the Bauhaus school. [The Art Newspaper]

Photography

Of Lee Friedlander’s many photographs of his wife, which the artist took throughout the course of their marriage, Chris Wiley writes, “Looking at these pictures, it is impossible not to feel the palpable tug of time’s undertow, its inexorable movement toward we-know-not-what.” [The New Yorker]

Photographer Kathy Shorr talks about driving a limousine in New York in the 1980s and the ways in which the job informed her artistic practice. [The Guardian]

An ongoing show at the California Historical Society in San Francisco explores the state’s urban histories through photographs. [Hyperallergic]

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