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Europe Creeps into Art Basel Miami, RIP Thomas Hoepker, Frida Kahlo Portrait Securely Dated, and More: Morning Links for July 16, 2024

Frida Kahlo. Photo Hulton Archive/Getty Images To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. THE HEADLINES GO EUROPE, GO! Le Quotidien de l’Art focuses on the 11 European galleries that have never participated in Art Basel Miami since its creation in 2002. The American iteration of the fair, which will next …

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Beloved Statue of Hiroshima Bombing Victim Stolen from Seattle Park

‘Sadako and Thousand Paper Cranes’ in Seattle’s Peace Park before the theft. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons A bronze statue honoring a 12-year-old victim of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan, was stolen from a Seattle park this weekend, according to local media reports. The statue of Sadako Sasaki, who died of leukemia caused by exposure to …

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Intersect Aspen Gives Inaugural Artist Award to Meghann Riepenhoff, Announces 2024 Programming

Meghann Ripenhoff, Littoral Drift #1184 (Roaring Fork River, CO 08.01.19, Draped on Boulder, Swirling Eddies), 2019. Courtesy of the Meghann Riepenhoff and Jackson Fine Art The Intersect Aspen Art and Design Fair announced Wednesday that it had awarded its inaugual Artist Award to Meghann Riepenhoff. Riepenhoff is known for her “camera-less photography” in which she …

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Picasso Estate Forgives Mona Curator for Phony Paintings in the ‘Ladies Lounge’

Mona curator and conceptual artist Kirsha Kaechele apologized to the Picasso Estate on the museum’s blog after she forged a painting by the Spanish master for her “Ladies Lounge” exhibition. Courtesy, Mona. The Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) in Tasmania, Australia was spared the lash after it was revealed that several “Picassos” displayed …

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German Court Says Two People Took Bribes During Construction of Museum Barberini

The Museum Barberini in Potsdam, Germany. Photo Soeren Stache/dpa/ZB/picture alliance via Getty Images A court in Potsdam, Germany, said this week that two people who had taken bribes during the construction of the Museum Barberini, a private museum run by collector Hasso Plattner. The museum, one of two institutions run by Plattner in Potsdam, opened …

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London’s Serpentine Galleries Unveil 19-Foot-Tall Pumpkin Sculpture by Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama’s ‘Pumpkin,’ 2024 © YAYOI KUSAMA COURTESY OTA FINE ARTS, VICTORIA MIRO, AND DAVID ZWIRNER. PHOTO: GEORGE DARRELL. London’s Serpentine Galleries unveiled a new public sculpture on Tuesday by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, whose “Infinity Mirror Rooms” have attracted crowds around the world. The bronze work, located next to the Round Pond in Kensington …

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Aspen Art Fair Debuts in Colorado, Looted Asante Treasures Find New Home in Ghana, Sex Pistols Record Breaks Record at Auction, and More: Morning Links for July 11, 2024

Looted Asante artefacts returned on loan from the British Musuem and the Victoria and Albert Museum on display at the Manhyia Palace Museum in Kumasi, Ghana on May 12, 2024. Getty Images To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. THE HEADLINES ASPEN’S GRASP. Known for winter sports and other outdoor …

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Art History and Performing Art Majors Face Highest Rates of Unemployment, New Study Finds

A university student works with clay. (Photo by Damien MEYER / AFP) (Photo by DAMIEN MEYER/AFP via Getty Images) Art history, visual and performing Arts, and graphic design majors nationwide have the bleakest employment prospects across all college majors in the United States, according to data analyzed by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York …

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