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Morning Links: Goodbye Corcoran Edition

The Corcoran. (Courtesy Senate.gov)

A Washington, D.C. judge has approved a plan to dissolve the Corcoran Gallery of Art and divide its collection between the National Gallery of Art and George Washington University. [NYT]

Shepard Fairey is painting a mural on the giant wall space that faces Houston Street and The Bowery. Last time he painted on that Read More

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Morning Links: White Album Edition

The White Album. (Courtesy FACT gallery)

Studies show that—despite the rapid appreciation in value of works by Lucien Smith, Oscar Muillo, Israel Lund, Alex Israel and others, and the fact that dealers are selling these works months after purchase and barely a year after their creation for up to ten times what they were once worth—the art market is no more Read More

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John Baldessari Stars in a Giant Four-Page Spread in the September Issue of Town & Country

John Baldessari at dinner. (Photo courtesy Patrick McMullan)

Upon leafing through the mammoth, ad-swollen September issue of Town & Country last night on the subway, we were surprised to find not the normal fare—say, a long, detailed list of the world’s top socialite-slash-DJs—but instead a quite lovely package on Los Angeles, with a special focus on that city’s arts scene. There’s LACMA director Michael Govan Read More

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Morning Links: Digitizing Warhol Edition

Andy Warhol's films. (Courtesy the Museum of Modern Art)

Cory Arcangel pens a long essay on the rare and mostly unheralded Andy Warhol computer graphics, ones he produced using primitive models in the 1980s. [Artforum]

The art world gets Rocky Mountain high at the Aspen Art Museum’s ArtCrush benefit auction: “Governor John W. Hickenlooper felt the buzz when he later exclaimed, ‘I’m going Read More