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Morning Links: Going to California Edition

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, with its Chris Burden installation. (Photo courtesy LACMA)

Sam Falls, Jordan Wolfson, and other Los Angeles transplants explain why they came out west, often away from their galleries in New York or London, to work. Apparently the weather is nice there. [T]

And while we’re out in California, let’s note that the Hammer Museum has handed out the prizes associated with its Read More

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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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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

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Morning Links: Gold in Miami Edition

Alicja Kwade's KOHLE (1T Rekord) at the "Gold" exhibition at the Bass Museum of Art.

Holland Cotter looks at a compendium of the artist Ray Johnson’s letters, entitled “Not Nothing.” [NYT]

Some modest galleries are making a killing selling less-than-stellar art to less-than-serious buyers. [NYT]

“Gold,” a new exhibition at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, displays gold-inflected works from a dozen different artists. [WSJ] Read More