Morning Links: Tomi Ungerer Edition - Recent News from USA
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Morning Links: Tomi Ungerer Edition –



Dealer Carla Pellegrini, who directed Galleria Milano in Italy for decades, has died at age 87. She gave Ed Ruscha, Georg Baselitz, and Sigmar Polke their first major shows in Italy. [Artforum]

Hauser & Wirth has added Italian artist Roberto Cuoghi to its roster. [ARTnews]

The Dallas Art Fair is launching a permanent art space in the Texan city that will host year-round programming facilitated by invited galleries. [ARTnews]

Around Europe

“As the possibility looms that Britain might leave the European Union on March 29 without an agreement, businesses are preparing for the worst. The art trade is one of them.” [The New York Times]

The producers of a new film called Berlin, I Love You have scrapped a segment by Ai Weiwei, alleging that his portion of the movie would make it hard to distribute the movie in China. [The Art Newspaper]


Last week brought news that M. Wells Dinette, a beloved eatery at MoMA PS1, was shuttering. But now the museum has revealed what will replace it: Mina’s by chef Mina Stone, who has cooked for the likes of artist Urs Fischer and art dealer Gavin Brown, and whose cookbook is called Cooking for Artists. [ARTnews]

Raiding the Archives

According to one new study, around 85 percent of the holdings of 18 major U.S. institutions were produced by white artists. Some 87 percent of the 40,000 works surveyed were by men. [Artnet News]

Four books by the late artist Tomi Ungerer will be rereleased later this year. Though Ungerer is better known for his children’s books, he created all four of these tomes with adults in mind. [The New York Times]

The Talent

The MacDowell Colony has named Philip Himberg as its new executive director. He was previously the head of the Sundance Institute’s theater program. [Press Release]

The Armory Show has named the artists, curators, writers, and arts professionals set to participate in its 2019 talks. [ARTnews]

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