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Morning Links: Venice Cruise Crash Edition

Venice, Italy.



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.

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]


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]


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.

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