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Morning Links: Digital Frames Edition

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Morning Links: Axe-Wielding Douglas Gordon Edition

Critics didn’t really like Douglas Gordon’s new play, so the Turner Prize–winning artist axed the walls of the theater where it’s having its run. [Manchester Evening News]A Lego artist has recreated Justin Bieber’s nude Instagram photo using the artist’s preferred … Read More

Kenya's 2013 Venice Biennale Pavilion.


Morning Links: Kenya and Costa Rica Edition

The country of Japan will be donating $1 million to the Freer Gallery of Art and the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery at the Smithsonian Museums of Asian Art. [Artforum]Kenya and Costa Rica have pulled their national pavilions out of the Venice … Read More

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The Getty’s Associate Director for Collections Is Retiring

Thomas Kren, the J. Paul Getty Museum’s associate director for collections, is retiring after 35 years with the museum, the Getty announced today. He joined the Getty in 1980, first as an associate curator of paintings, then senior curator of … Read More

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Smithson Trumps Snooki: New Jersey is State of the Art

Princeton gives Jersey its props, MoMA’s Capital Exchange program drops, Cleveland rocks a mega-multi-touch-screen, and more museum news Read More


Japan’s Postwar Art Wave

Museum and gallery shows on Mono-ha, Gutai, and other avant-garde movements in Japan from the ’50s onward are shedding new light on an era previously unknown to the West Read More

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Evelyn Alcide, Séisme (Earthquake), 2010, beads, thread, polyester. 41 x 50 inches.

Fall Season: What a Disaster

The art of the apocalypse: exhibitions across the country address catastrophes from the destruction of Pompeii to the earthquake in Haiti Read More

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L.A. “X”

LACMA’s plan to open a show featuring Robert Mapplethorpe’s gay sadomasochistic photographs two weeks before Election Day proves we’ve come a long way–maybe Read More