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Morning Links: Second Lucy Lippard Edition

Lippard at the Brooklyn Museum in 2012. (Getty Images)

Lippard at the Brooklyn Museum in 2012. (Getty Images)

Here’s Bob Colacello on the state of things at L.A. MOCA. [Vanity Fair]

Sotheby’s stops live auctions in Canada. [The Globe and Mail]

Michael Kimmelman on Ezra Stoller, the great photographer of modern architecture: “‘The art is the architecture,’ Stoller insisted, likening what he did to a musician ‘given a score to play who must bring it to life and make the piece as good as it can be.'” Stoller’s currently the subject of a show at Yossi Milo gallery in Chelsea. [NYT]

Critic Martha Schwendener edited the February issue of The Brooklyn Rail, and she has a bevy of great people weigh in on “alternatives” in the art world. Here’s Lucy Lippard with the long view. [The Brooklyn Rail]

And here’s Barry Schwabsky rethinking the way that writers progress through their careers: “[T]he brief review is like an iceberg—almost entirely below the surface.” [The Brooklyn Rail]

Liam Gillick chats with Nato Thompson. [Creative Time Reports via @Gregorg]

A look at the Brooklyn Museum’s “Go” show. [WSJ]

A Picasso painting of Marie-Thérèse Walter led a $190 million auction at Sotheby’s London last night. [Bloomberg]

Reclusive Swiss architect Peter Zumthor wins the RIBA gold medal. [The Guardian]

Michelangelo sculpture installed in a Milanese prison. [The Art Newspaper]

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