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Young-Il Ahn, an artist who turned a traumatic experience into lush abstractions, has died at 86. In 2017, he became the first Korean American artist to have a show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. [ARTnews]
Boston museums, including the Museum of Fine Arts and the Institute of Contemporary Art, are closing once again due to Covid-19. [Boston.com]
Why does Victor Burgin’s photography continue to intrigue? Take a look inside the Conceptualist’s work. [The Guardian]
Maggi Hambling has defended her controversial Mary Wollstonecraft sculpture in England, saying, “I wanted to capture the spirit of Mary Wollstonecraft and the struggle for the rights of women. It’s a struggle that goes on—and so the figure is a challenge to our world.” [The Guardian]
Isamu Noguchi works have a history of being altered or destroyed. Take a look back at just a few of the artist’s works that were changed after their unveiling. [The Noguchi Museum]
The latest Noguchi work to be altered is beloved one formerly set in a Midtown Manhattan lobby. Last week, the artist’s museum revealed that it had been disassembled. [ARTnews]