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Artist Jenny Holzer has adapted her You Vote project for the students of the University of Chicago, using phrases in their own words, including ones like “Vote Until It Is Accessible For All” and “Happy?” [The Art Newspaper]
The New York Times asks, “How long can N.Y.C. museums survive at 25 percent capacity?” [The New York Times]
After an international outrage, Jerusalem’s Museum of Islamic Art has delayed a sale of some 200 objects that were to be sold at Sotheby’s this week. The move was meant to help the institution stay open. [The Times of Israel]
Christie’s Italian art evening sale brought in a disappointing $6.9 million, well under its presale estimate of $12.6 million–$18.2 million. [Art Market Monitor]
Curator Glenn Adamson has written a defense of “progressive deaccessioning,” as the controversies surrounding several museum sales reaches a fever pitch. He writes, “The quantity of art by white men sitting in permanent collections is overwhelming.” [Apollo]
Here’s a guide to the most controversial U.S. museum deaccessions since the 1970s. [ARTnews]
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