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Morning Links: Simon de Pury Has a Twitter Edition

simon de pury work of art Morning Links: Simon de Pury Has a Twitter EditionThe National Arts Club board finally votes to expel former president Aldon James. [DNAinfo]

French multimedia artist Christian Boltanski begins a project that entails his making monthly videos for the rest of his life. [Artnet]

American collectors dominated the London auctions. [WSJ]

Phillips de Pury’s tiny contemporary art evening sale in London totaled $9 million, with a white Fontana once owned by Andy Warhol making about $1.65 million. [Bloomberg]

On a related note, auctioneer Simon de Pury has a Twitter account, on which he exhorts collectors to buy “blue chops” at Phillips de Pury, and reports a dinner party with Kanye West. [@simondepury]

The Times previews the 2012 Whitney Biennial, which opens in two weeks. “Our ideal viewer is going to come seven or eight times,” co-curator Jay Sanders says. “We are treating this as though it is a performing arts center.” [NYT]

Holland Cotter reviews the New Museum’s “Ungovernables” show. [NYT]

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