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Noah Davis, Los Angeles Painter and Founder of the Underground Museum, Dies at 32

Noah Davis, the Los Angeles–based painter of surreal, post-racial images and the founder of the not-for-profit space the Underground Museum, has died at 32. Davis’s cause of death has not been announced, but he was sick with a rare cancer, … Read More


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A Closer Look at the New Directors of Italy’s Top 20 Museums

Or, How Italy’s Museums Got Their Groove Back with a Younger, Partially Foreign Staff Read More


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Gallery Diet Is Moving Out Of Miami’s Wynwood District

For the past eight years, Gallery Diet has been located in Miami’s art-centric Wynwood District, at 174 Northwest 23rd Street. This November, the gallery will open the doors to its new permanent home at 6315 Northwest 2nd Avenue, a four-building compound … Read More


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Glenn Ligon Names His Ten Favorite Books, Includes ‘Citizen’ Among Them

Aaron Hicklin has been asking people to name their favorite books in an ongoing T magazine feature, and the series’s most recent installment has the American conceptual artist Glenn Ligon revealing what’s on his bookshelf.Considering Ligon’s interest in race and politics, it’s not … Read More


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Morning Links: @dirty_corner Edition

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Met To Remain Open Until Midnight for Final Weekend of ‘China: Through the Looking Glass’

As “China: Through the Looking Glass” comes to the end of its run, the Metropolitan Museum of Art will stay open until midnight, the New York Times reports.The museum will be open three hours later than usual on September 4 and … Read More


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Here Are The Renderings For Frank Gehry’s Proposed $300 M. L.A. Project

Yesterday, Architectural Record reported that Gehry Partners has released the renderings for Los Angeles–based architect Frank Gehry’s proposed $300 million mixed-used development in the heart of L.A.’s Sunset Strip.The renderings show five unique structures spread across a 2.6-acre site, anchored by a plaza, … Read More


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Nicole K. Allen White Named Director of Government and External Affairs at Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art has announced the appointment of Nicole K. Allen White as director of government and external affairs, effective immediately. In her new position, Allen White will further the museum’s strong relationship with the city of Philadelphia and … Read More


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Morning Links: Takashi Murakami’s Private Collection Edition

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Sotheby’s Will Sell ABBA’s Piano in September

Sotheby’s will sell the piano ABBA used to make many of its hits in the 1970s, the auction house announced today. The Swedish pop group’s piano is one of the world’s finest, the announcement proudly (and not necessarily empirically) states, … Read More


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Detroit Institute of Arts Awards Executives Raises as Compensation for Turmoil

The Detroit Institute of Arts has announced a $49,000-dollar salary raise for its executive vice president and COO, Annmarie Erickson; its vice president and CFO, Robert Bowen; and Graham Beal, who stepped down in June as its director, president, and CEO. The … Read More


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Andrew Blauvelt Leaves Walker to Head Cranbrook In Detroit

The Minneapolis Star Tribune has reported that Andrew Blauvelt, the design director and curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, is exiting the institution after 17 years of service to become director at the Cranbrook Art Museum outside Detroit. (Thank you … Read More


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Crystal Bridges Will Open Frank Lloyd Wright House in November

The Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art announced today that its Frank Lloyd Wright house, which the Bentonville, Arkansas museum transplanted from New Jersey in 2014, will open to the public on November 11. Since its acquisition by the museum, … Read More


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A Final Summer Group Show Will Alight in Upstate New York This Weekend

Just when the summer season seemed to be completely finished, two New York art dealers have announced plans for one final summertime exhibition, which will run for just two days this weekend, August 29 and 30, at 224 Main Street in Germantown, … Read More