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Morning Links: Los Angeles Edition

An In-N-Out Burger in Hollywood, Calif. (Mel Bouzad/Getty Images)

An In-N-Out Burger in Hollywood, Calif. (Mel Bouzad/Getty Images)

Carol Cheh picks “25 alternative L.A. art spaces to check out now.” [L.A. Weekly]

Art Los Angeles Contemporary is this weekend, and it is rich with New York galleries. [ALAC]

Tracey Emin discusses her art, Great Britain’s art scene and her “fantasy dream person”: “He’s a writer—a novelist. He dresses like a writer would, with cozy clothes. And he works out every day. He’s fit. He can walk for miles and he’s not vain. He absolutely adores me.” [Artforum]

Critic Barbara Rose: “Unless you are living on another planet, surely you realize that in today’s multidisciplinary, multimedia, multicultural, and corporate global culture, art criticism is as relevant as cuneiform.” [The Brooklyn Rail]

“Has video art become obsolete?” [The Guardian]

Roman Vishniac is the subject of an exhibition at the International Center for Photography. [WSJ]

“He slept a maximum of three hours a day,” said Bjorn [Roth], smoking a cigarette in the [Hauser & Wirth] bar. “This is why he left behind so much work.” [Bloomberg]

One million people have visited the Met’s new Islamic galleries. [NYT]

Robert Wilson’s new opera will be called Zinnias: The Life of Clementine Hunter, and will be about that outsider artist. [NYT]

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