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Morning Links: Star Wars Edition

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“Art Flippers Chase Fresh Stars as Murillo’s Doodles Soar” [Bloomberg]

“On Thursday, the Cooper-Hewitt is expected to announce a $10 million gift from philanthropists Barbara and Morton Mandel” towards its renovation. [WSJ]

Here’s a description of dealer Gavin Brown’s new show at Green Gallery in Milwaukee. [Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel]

David Benjamin’s firm, The Living, has won the annual Young Architects Program contest to design a temporary structure for MoMA PS1′s courtyard. It’s called Hy-Fi. [NYT]

The “U.S. Government to return painting to Poland that was seized by Nazis.” [NYT]

Deborah Solomon on the Presidio Trust’s decision to reject all of the current proposals for building in the Presidio, including George Lucas’ plan for a Lucas Cultural Arts Museum. “Nancy Hellman Bechtle, the 76-year-old philanthropist who is the chairwoman of the Presidio Trust, said Tuesday that she had urged Mr. Lucas, the creator of the “Star Wars” movies, to consider putting his Lucas Cultural Arts Museum on a less prime spot in the Presidio, just west of his own former film studio.” [NYT]

“Institutions take a proactive approach to problem antiquities, but critics want to see more information online.” [The Art Newspaper]

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