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Olafur Eliasson’s Tate Modern Show Deemed Inaccessible, Ronald Jones Dies at 67, and More: Morning Links from August 13, 2019

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LACMA’s new show, “The Allure of Matter: Material Art From China” displays work from21 contemporary Chinese artists who use primarily only one material. [Los Angeles Times]

LaToya Ruby Frazier photographs Stacey Abrams, who has been battling voter suppression. [New Yorker]

Curator Marina Reyes Franco: “We are looking forward to the future and creating the government that Puerto Rico deserves. In the meantime, we are taking pride in being ingobernable.” [ARTnews]


The Mona Lisa has been moved to a different wing at The Louvre as its regular home, The Salle des États, is being renovated. [New York Times]

Conceptual sculptor Ronald Jones has died at age 67. [ARTnews]

In London, a visitor to Olafur Eliasson’s Tate Modern exhibition who uses a wheelchair criticized the show—specifically the piece involving stairs, Your Spiral View (2002)—for inaccessibility. [The Art Newspaper]

Around New York

Art world insiders from dealer Alex Logsdail to editor David Velasco to curator Roselee Goldberg discuss the great NYC artist meet up restaurant Lucien. [Garage]

A public art piece created for Central Park has been redesigned to feature Sojourner Truth. [Gothamist]

Here’s a look at Oliver Beer’s new symphonycreated through objects from the Met, which he calls the “Vessel Orchestra.” The piece can be heard at the Met Breuer.
[New Yorker]

Graphic designer Ivan Chermayeff’s masterfully decorated Upper East Side apartment is up for sale for $2.6 million. [Curbed New York ]

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