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Edward Hopper in studio, 1965

This wonderful two-minute video will take you inside Edward and Jo Hopper’s New York City studio in 1965.

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Detail of Larry Rivers’s “Dutch Masters”

The Larry Rivers Foundation is suing developer Joseph Chetrit, the former owner of the Chelsea Hotel, over a missing painting that once hung in the hotel’s lobby and that the foundation has been trying to recover for three years.

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Art Movements

by Allison Meier on August 1, 2014

Vincent van Gogh,

DIA evaluation is doubled, Sekhemka statue sale loses two museums accreditation, Met Opera lockout postponed, and more from the week in art news.

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5Pointz Condos

NY YIMBY recently got a set of renderings of the structure that will take over 5Pointz’s burial ground at 22-44 Jackson Avenue in Long Island City, Queens.

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Brooklyn Museum postcard

Starting September 3, the Brooklyn Museum will be free for visitors under 20.

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Marina Abramovic

Good news: the Marina Abramović Institute is hiring! Bad news: all four positions listed in this fresh New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) ad are unpaid — ahem, volunteer. They’re probably great “opportunities,” though, right?

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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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Fishs Eddy products affected by Port Authority cease-and-desist letter

New York housewares store Fishs Eddy has run afoul of the Port Authority’s apparent rights to the Manhattan skyline, the New York Times reported.

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Frescoes in the Gothic Hall of Santi Quattro Coronati convent Rome

Rome may be a mecca for Medieval art, but it isn’t every day that conservationists there discover a trove of long-lost frescoes dating to the 1240s.

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