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Morning Links: Venice Cruise Crash Edition

Venice, Italy.

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News

On Sunday morning, a cruise ship in Venice collided with the San Basilio terminal and a docked tourist boat. Four people sustained light injuries. [ARTnews]

Artist Tony DeLap, whose art embraced magic and illusion, has died at the age of 91.
[ARTnews]

Marlborough will open an expanded flagship space in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan and shutter its Midtown location, as part of a branding consolidation. [ARTnews]

At Christie’s Impressionist and modern evening sale in London this June, Fernand Léger’s Femme dans un fauteuil (1913) will hit the auction block with a $31.5 million estimate. [Press Release]

Photography

For over half a century, Graciela Iturbide has photographed her way across Mexico, most recently alongside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
[The New Yorker]

Artists

Artist Paula Rego, whose work has dealt with abortion, writes that “banning abortions in proper clinics is cruel and unjust, whether in America or anywhere else.” [The Art Newspaper]

This month, the Minneapolis Institute of Art will exhibit art spanning a thousand years by Native American women in a show called “Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists.” The show has been guided by an all-female advisory board of 21 Native artists and experts on Indigenous art, and was curated by two women.
[The New York Times]

Here’s an interview with musician and artist Annie Lennox about how she accumulated the found objects that she’s displaying at Mass MoCA in a show titled “Now I Let You Go.” “I’m drawn to the flotsam and jetsam of life,” she said.
[Observer]

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