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Work by Hong Seong-dam censored at Gwangju Biennale, Korea

Gwangju Biennale Foundation President Lee Yong-woo has resigned over the censorship of an artwork by the Korean government, the Korea Herald reported.

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Delaware House Bill (HB) 345, “Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act”

A new law in Delaware has made digital devices and accounts inheritable, the first such measure in the United States, Ars Technica reported.

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(data via TEFAF; graph by Claire Voon/Hyperallergic)

“It’s really business as usual,” announced one Fabian Bocart in today’s New York Times, apropos the putative stability of the art market.

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Detail of Tim Schwartz,

Released to the public two weeks ago, the New York Times’s Chronicle graphing tool has been at use within the paper since it was developed in 2012 by its “Labs” research-and-development department.

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Jasper Johns,

Jed Perl, a savvy polemicist far above fatuous windbag trolling, is mad as hell. Why? Because “Liberals Are Killing Art,” according to the headline accompanying the art critic’s latest for The New Republic.

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Claude Monet's

Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) is increasingly turning to lending out marquee artworks in their collection for profit, according to the Boston Globe.

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Installation view from 'Living with Pop. A Reproduction of Capitalist Realism,' Artists Space, 2014.

From Baudelaire’s 1859 dismissal of photography on down, the image-culture of the petit bourgeois “mob” has long served as a provocation to artistic thought, a relationship that reached its most literal apogee in the West with the Pop Art of the 20th century.

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Jean-Baptiste Oudry,

Human civilization, and the artistic activities associated with it, came about as a result of a measurable decline in testosterone levels that began accelerating around 80,000 years ago, according to a study published in the August issue of Current Anthropology.

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Albert Bierstadt,

The chief of exhibitions at the National Gallery of Art told a philanthropist that absorbing the failing Corcoran would make “his collection at the National Gallery … greater than the collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.”

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Al Wakrah World Cup stadium, designed by Zaha Hadid with Patrik Schumacher

A Guardian investigation has found that migrant workers building architect Zaha Hadid’s World Cup stadium in Qatar are being paid at a level beneath what’s mandated by World Cup regulations.

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