October 13, 2014: An Early Start for Frieze, Korean Statue Rediscovered after Four Decades, and Photographer George Tice’s Birthday

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Oct 13, 2014 7:44PM


In London … Mark Hagen: A Parliament of Some Things” opens at Galerie Almine Rech; “Castellani, Judd, Stella: Local History” opens at Dominique Lévy; Gillian Wearing opens at Maureen Paley; and Steve McQueen opens at Thomas Dane Gallery.

Today’s Notable News

Frieze gets an underground kickoff at London’s Regent’s Park tube station, where elevators feature works by Ryan Gander and Cory Arcangel. (via ARTnews)

To support its collection in its first year of operation, Louvre Abu Dhabi will receive nearly 300 works on loan from major French institutions, including pieces by da Vinci, Manet, Monet, and Matisse. (via ARTFIXdaily)

A 17th-century Korean funerary statue has been hidden on the campus of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee for almost 45 years. The figure was recently uncovered and transferred to the university’s Fine Arts Gallery for restoration. (via Vanderbilt News)

Best of Instagram

Via @154artfair: “Install install install @galeriececilefakhoury Booth G8 West Wing #FrancoisXavierGbre #154artfair #install #artwork #photography”

Good Reads

The 350,000 Percent Rise of Christopher Wool’s Masterpiece Painting(via BloombergBusinessweek)

150 Street Artists Decorate Old Tunisian Village with Spectacular Murals(via My Modern Met)

Photographers Snoop on Their Kids’ Bedrooms”: The group includes Martin Schoeller, Alec Soth, Katy Grannan, and Idris Kahn, husband of artist Annie Morris. (via the New York Times Magazine)

10 Signs of Harlem’s Architectural Renaissance(via Architizer)

Artist of the Day

Born in New Jersey on this day in 1938, photographer George Tice has been documenting small-town America for over 50 years. His black-and-white photographs, often focused on traditional communities such as Pennsylvania’s Amish population, heighten the drama of rural life.

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