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Bezos Donates $10 Million to Seattle History Museum – and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To get Morning Links delivered to your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. Header lines A MONDRIAN MOMENT. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the painter Piet Mondrianthe birth of, and the art world toasts him in style, Nina Sigal reports in the New York Times. The “Mondrian Moves” …

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14 Awesome Animal Bookends

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. One of the problems with so many fun, unique, and useful bookends is that you need room on your shelves for them. But if you have the space—or are willing to create some space or get another shelf—you’ll …

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Hauser & Wirth sold Louise Bourgeois 'Spider' for $40 million at Art Basel – ARTnews.com

Hauser & Wirth sold Louise Bourgeois ‘Spider’ for $40 million at Art Basel – ARTnews.com

Mega-gallery Hauser & Wirth said it sold a 1996 steel version of Louise Bourgeois’ iconic Spider sculpture for $40 million at Art Basel on the first VIP day of the Swiss fair. The $40 million paid for the nearly 25-foot-long artwork, which dominates the Hauser & Wirth booth, is the largest sum ever publicly announced …

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Sperone Westwater points out that William Wegman is not just a dog portrait painter - ARTnews.com

Sperone Westwater points out that William Wegman is not just a dog portrait painter – ARTnews.com

At first glance, William Wegman’s investigation at New York’s Sperone Westwater might read as an attempt to remind viewers that, despite his reputation as a titular dog portrait painter, Wegman is in fact a serious artist. The exhibition coincides with the release of William Wegman: writing by the artist, published by Primary Information and edited …

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Singapore's Long-Delayed ART SG Shows Name Over 150 Exhibitors - ARTnews.com

Singapore’s Long-Delayed ART SG Shows Name Over 150 Exhibitors – ARTnews.com

Organizers of the upcoming ART SG in Singapore have announced the more than 150 galleries that will participate in its inaugural edition, scheduled for January 11-15 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Hailing from 30 countries, galleries including Gagosian, Pace and White Cube sit alongside local galleries like 39+ Art Space, Gajah …

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Collector alleges Marilyn Monroe's historic dress was damaged – ARTnews.com

Collector alleges Marilyn Monroe’s historic dress was damaged – ARTnews.com

Marilyn Monroe’s 1962 “Happy Birthday Mr. President” dress appears to have been damaged after Kim Kardashian wore it to the Met Gala in May. On Monday, pop culture collector Scott Fortner, who oversees a website dedicated to promoting archives of Marilyn Monroe-related memorabilia, shared several images of the sequined nude dress, the back of which …

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Biden approves search committee seeking to create museum centered on Asian American culture – ARTnews.com

Biden approves search committee seeking to create museum centered on Asian American culture – ARTnews.com

President Biden on Monday signed legislation establishing a commission of experts to study the creation of a museum dedicated to the history of Asian Americans and the Pacific Islands. The panel, which will include experts on AAPI’s history and museum administrators appointed by lawmakers, will assess various factors related to how the proposed institution would …

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