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Morning Links: Authentication Litigation Edition

berenson Morning Links: Authentication Litigation Edition

Bernard Berenson, who consulted with dealer Joseph Duveen on matters of authentication. (Courtesy University of Washington)

Portuguese sculptor Joana Vasconcelos has become the first female contemporary artist to display work at Versailles, following Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Xavier Veilhan and Bernar Venet. [Calgard Herald]

Here’s an overview of what is on view as part of Documenta 13′s satellite in Kabul, Afghanistan. The exhibition there features work by 27 artists, including Francis Alÿs, Tacita Dean, Lara Favaretto, William Kentridge, Mario Garcia Torres, Walid Raad and Adrián Villar Rojas. [ArtDaily]

Patricia Cohen speaks with the experts and organizations that have moved away from authenticating art in recent years for fear of attracting litigation over their opinions. [NYT]

“Curators Who Don’t Curate”: Kaelen Wilson-Goldie looks at pioneering curatorial models being developed in Beirut, Cairo, Alexandria, and Istanbul. [Red Hook Journal for Curatorial Studies]

Charlie Finch pays tribute to collector Ranbir Singh, who passed away recently. [Artnet]

Georgina Adam asks: Is the art-fair model sustainable? [The Art Newspaper]

Monet upstages Turner and Twombly at a new Tate Liverpool exhibition, says Jonathan Jones. [Guardian]

Kids banned from drawing sidewalk chalk art in Colorado neighborhood. [Fox]

Moscow’s Shukhov radio tower is in urgent need of restoration. [The Art Newspaper]

A review of Ellsworth Kelly’s “Plant Drawings” at the Met by Ariella Budick. [FT]

E-flux picked an awesome Pieter Bruegel the Elder to illustrate news release about its application for the “.art” top-level Internet domain. [Art Agenda]

Here’s Michael H. Miller’s article about e-flux’s application. [GalleristNY]

(Photo courtesy of the University of Washington)

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