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Climate Change Is Damaging Prehistoric Rock Art—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter.  The Headlines TOP MARKS. At Sotheby’s modern art sale in New York last night, a 1949 Frida Kahlo self-portrait went for $34.9 million, a record for a Kahlo at auction—as well as a record for a work by any Latin American artist on the block. The previous record holder? That would be none other than the artist’s husband, Diego ...

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Artist Makes Off with $84,000 (as Art)—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines GREAT ARTISTS STEAL. As far as artist’s statements go, it is hard to beat Jens Haaning’s. “The work of art is that I took their money,” Haaning recently told the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, after keeping 534,000 kroner (about $83,900) that a museum loaned him so that he could recreate a work, Bloomberg reports. The Kunsten Museum of Modern ...

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Neue Nationalgalerie Reopens, Jack Ma Is Making Art—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THERE IS A STRONG AMOUNT OF MUSEUM NEWS TODAY. In Berlin, the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe–designed Neue Nationalgalerie reopened on Sunday after a six-year, €140 million (about $164 million) renovation by David Chipperfield. Germany’s culture minister called it a “brilliant comeback as a pilgrimage site for lovers of modern art and as a stage for contemporary ...

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Art and September 11, Taliban Cover Kabul Street Art—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines TOMORROW MARKS THE 20TH ANNIVERSARY of the September 11th terrorist attacks in the United States. In ARTnews, Sarah Douglas tells the story of intricate abstract works that the Korean-American painter Young-Il Ahn made in response to the event. They are now on view at Harper’s Chelsea in New York. In the Village Voice, Christian Viveros-Fauné has a story on how the Tribute in Light memorial came ...

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Change at the National Gallery of Art—and More Art News – ARTnews.com

To receive Morning Links in your inbox every weekday, sign up for our Breakfast with ARTnews newsletter. The Headlines THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART REOPENS IN WASHINGTON, D.C., TODAY, and it has gone on a full-court media press. The big news is that it has hired a chief curator, E. Carmen Ramos, who will be the first woman and the first person of color to hold the position. A Latinx art expert, ...

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