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Morning Links: Ready-to-Wear Sterling Ruby Edition

Sterling Ruby.

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Market

The first edition of the Object & Thing fair in Brooklyn will have no booths and no fees for exhibitors, instead opting for a model where the fair takes a commission on any sales that take place there. ARTnews can now reveal the exhibitor list; galleries include Hauser & Wirth, Blum & Poe, and Pace. [ARTnews]

Members of the art world in Cape Town are optimistic that what’s being sold at galleries and auctions in South Africa is attracting more and more American and European buyers, according to one report. [Reuters]

Fashion

Sterling Ruby is launching a fashion line, S.R. STUDIO. LA. CA. His collection is set to debut in June, and it will feature ready-to-wear menswear and womenswear. [Artnet News]

Eric N. Mack on how he’s preparing for the Whitney Biennial this year: “I’m seeing myself as Miuccia Prada: ‘How do I feel right now?’ ” [GQ]

Museums

Amid increasing anti-Semitic crimes in Britain, London’s Jewish Museum is staging an exhibition that aims to debunk myths related to Jews and money. Jeremy Deller, one of the show’s participants, said that, in Britain, anti-Semitism “is here: It’s very much on the streets.” [The New York Times]

Kaywin Feldman has officially started as director of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., and the Washington Post has an in-depth look at her first week on the job. [The Washington Post]

Some 20,000 people are expected to visit the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh this weekend to see its annual “Art in Bloom” show, which features a variety of flower installations. [ABC 11]

Around New York

Jerry Saltz writes that he “can’t stop thinking about” Paul Cadmus’s 1939–40 painting Herrin Massacre, now on view at David Zwirner gallery in New York. Here’s why. [Vulture]

Of writing about art for the Village Voice during the 1980s, Gary Indiana tells artist Sam McKinniss, “Contemporary art shows what life is like at a given time.” [Interview]

Maybe don’t deface William Wegman’s mosaics in New York’s subway stations. [Gothamist]

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