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For Freedoms Super PAC Get Residency at PS1

January 18th, 2017

For Freedoms, via Art NewsHank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman’s “For Freedoms” Super PAC will get a residency at MoMA PS1, continuing its exploration of political agency with a “Laboratory for Freedom.”  “We spent last year in the lead-up to the election developing this vehicle we didn’t know we would need,” Gottesman says. “We need it now more than we thought we might. The question is, what do we do with it.
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Michael Govan’s LACMA Renovation Efforts Profiled in NYT

January 18th, 2017

Michael Govan, via NYTThe NYT profiles LACMA Director Michael Govan’s planned $600 million renovation at the museum, and the efforts he has undertaken to bring the plan to fruition.  “It’s a big project for L.A., and there’s been a little lack of confidence that the money will be raised,” he said. “But I think just getting close to the halfway point, I’ve sensed a change in my trustees and supporters. There’s this strong sense with them that this is likely to happen.”
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Sotheby’s Sues Collector Over Allegedly Forged Painting

January 18th, 2017

Parmigianino, via NYTSotheby’s has filed a lawsuit against collector Lionel de Saint Donat-Pourrières, after a painting attributed to Parmigianino and commissioned for sale with the auction house was revealed as a likely forgery.  The collector was asked to send the painting for additional testing before selling, but later tests revealed samples of a pigment not used for centuries after the work’s completion.  “Each and every one of those samples (none of which were taken from areas of restoration) contained the modern synthetic pigment phthalocyanine green, which was first used in paints nearly four centuries after Parmigianino died,” the auction house said in its filing.
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