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Morning Links: Notes on Camp Edition

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Eye Candy

Among some of the standout outfits from last night’s Met Gala, we noticed that Tracee Ellis Ross’s getup recalled an artwork by the great Lorraine O’Grady. [ARTnews]

Check out the looks from the night, which took “Camp” as its theme. [Vogue]

Here’s a taste of some fervid fans camping out in advance of the event. [The Art Newspaper]

News

The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Artsin Taichung named artists Hsu Chia-Wei and Ho Tzu Nyen as curators for the 2019 Asian Art Biennial. [Artforum]

Vanja Malloy has joined the Syracuse University Art Galleries as its director and chief curator. [ARTnews ]

Here’s ARTnews’s coverage of the Venice Biennale so far, to be updated continually over the week to come. [ARTnews]

Japanese collector Yusaku Maezawa announced that he will put several pieces from his personal art collection on the auction block at Sotheby’s this month.[Observer]

On View

Christopher Knight reviews Michael Rakowitz’s show of recreations of pieces that were looted from the Iraq National Museum after the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. Knight writes, “Rakowitz binds his artifacts to a deep-rooted, more profound cultural history that sustains civilization across millennia.” [Los Angeles Times]

Art collector Klaus Littman will plant plant 299 trees in Basel’s Wörthersee Stadium as a statement on the lack of climate change action. [Hyperallergic]

Misc. 

New Yorker cartoonist Edward Steed draws Yankee Stadium from his seat in the stadium.
[The New Yorker]

“There are gilded knickknacks everywhere.” Take a look inside the villa of the late Italian collector Francesco Federico Cerruti in Northwestern Italy. [New York Times]

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