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Bronze sculptures and etchings by Dalí were stolen from Stockholm’s Couleur gallery in a brazen smash and grab. [The Guardian]

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has secured a $50 million pledge toward the $750 million project to build its new campus. [The Los Angeles Times]

After a fire tore through its archives, officials at the Museum of Chinese in America have announced that parts of the collection are “very much salvageable.”
[Hyperallergic]

Contagion

The World Health Organization declared a public health emergency yesterday afternoon, just hours after Art Basel Hong Kong sent out a letter to dealers telling them their team is “working hard to review all possible options.” [ARTnews]

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Local dealers in Hong Kong are banding together as the deadly outbreak threatens the city’s biggest fair. [The Art Newspaper]

Brexit

The lengthy saga has ended: Britain is leaving the UK today. Revisit the many artworks and serendipitously timed exhibitions inspired by the historic breakup. [Forbes]

What’s next for the UK art market now that Brexit is official? [The Art Newspaper]

Artists

Emirati photographer Farah Al Qasimi has reimagined New York’s public transportation with a seventeen vibrant color photos. [The New Yorker]

Gladys Nilsson, an American watercolorist and member of the 1960s surrealist Chicago Imagists, is finally enjoying solo success. [The New York Times]

Lara Feigel unpacks the trouble with depicting the movement and change of pregnancy, and makes a case that its most successful attempts were authored by women. [The Guardian]

The World Health Organization declared a public health emergency yesterday afternoon, just hours after Art Basel Hong Kong sent out a letter to dealers telling them their team is “working hard to review all possible options.” [ARTnews]

Institutions

Take a look inside a redesigned Seattle Asian Art Museum three years in the making.
[Seattle Times]

A thorough history of the relatively young (but extraordinarily successful) Commonwealth and Council gallery in Los Angeles. [ARTnews]

The International Center of Photography has a new home in Essex Crossing, but Jason Farago finds its programming needs its own remodeling. [The New York Times]



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