Monday, January 30, 2017

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Massive crowds gathered at airports around the country in response to President Trump’s executive order barring entry for anyone trying to enter the country from seven majority-Muslim countries. The widespread protests continued into Sunday, with people meeting at Copley Square in Boston, Battery Park in New York, and outside of the White House in Washington, D.C.
Rihanna, who was born in Barbados but has a green card which allows her to stay in the United States, posted on her Instagram Hans Haacke's artwork Star Gazing (2004). The caption was "the face you make when you screaming in an empty room."
White Columns director Matthew Higgs, Team Gallery owner Jose Freire, and many others deleted the Uber app from their phones in order to protest the startup’s apparent attempt to profit off the protests at airports. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick serves on President Trump’s economic advisory panel.
Here’s a guide to how to incorporate famous works of art into your protest signs.
Asghar Farhadi—the Iranian director of one of the films nominated for an Oscar in the best foreign film category—will not attend the Academy Awards. Trump's executive order on immigration does not permit Iranian citizens to enter the United States. A statement from Farhadi published in the New York Times said that even if he got an exception, he still would not attend.
European Dispatches
Pop stars The Weeknd and Selena Gomez were spotted on a romantic trip to the Accademia in Florence, where they checked out Michelangelo’s David.
Picasso’s last place of residence, in Mougins, France, has been sold to London financier Rayo Withanage for an undisclosed amount.
Cave paintings found in 2012 at Abri Blanchard, in the Dordogne Valley in France, could be from 38,000 years ago.
Market Watch
Jerry Saltz thinks Trump is causing middle-tier and lower-tier galleries to suffer, and that many will soon be forced to close.
Phillips has poached Dina Amin from Christie’s, where she was a senior director and senior specialist for post-war and contemporary. She’ll be a head of the twentieth-century and contemporary art department, Europe, at Phillips.

South Florida
A West Palm Beach condo building will have $1 million in public art.
Palm Beach Post
Speaking of Palm Beach, there’s a new book about the birth of its art scene, which now boasts a number of the world’s top collectors, as well as a number of museums.
Charles Recher, an artist who fought development of Miami Beach that could curtail the development of an arts scene, has died.
Last Chance
The Kerry James Marshall show at the Met Breuer closed yesterday, drawing attendees such as editor and actress Tavi Gevinson. “Kerry James Marshall: Mastry” will open at MOCA in Los Angeles March 12.
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise screened Arthur Jafa’s Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death for the last time Sunday after an extended and much-lauded run at the Harlem gallery.
Buy the house in the Arizona desert, get the art.
Holland Cotter looks at “Perpetual Revolution: The Image and Social Change,” at the International Center for Photography
Emanuel Rossetti at Karma International in Zurich

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