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Lewd van Gogh and Gauguin Letter Sells at Auction, China’s Museums Close Again, and More: Morning Links from June 17, 2020

Lewd van Gogh and Gauguin Letter Sells at Auction, China’s Museums Close Again, and More: Morning Links from June 17, 2020

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A letter written by Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin about the artists’ activities at brothels sold for $236,000 at auction in Paris. [Agence France-Presse]

With the British Museum in London being pilloried for its statement in response to the Black Lives Matter movement, a member of BP or Not BP?, an activist group that has protested there, assesses how the institution has erred. [Hyperallergic]

Critic Jerry Saltz denied a request to appear on Fox News, calling the TV network “racist.” [Instagram]

Black Lives Matter

Chaédria LaBouvier addresses photographs of George Floyd’s funeral by Eli Reed, the first Black photographer to join the esteemed Magnum Photos collective. [The Cut]

An open letter by Black cultural workers in Switzerland calls on institutions, art fairs, and galleries in the country to address their role in systemic racism. [Monopol]

Coronavirus

With coronavirus infections on the rise again in China, museums across the country are starting to close once more. [The Art Newspaper]

The United Kingdom’s Art Fund will offer $2.5 million in coronavirus relief grants to cultural institutions. [Artforum]

Artists

With Pride month underway, LGBTQ artists Salman Toor, Cyrus Dunham, and Lauren Halsey, as well as curator and writer Kimberly Drew, discuss what lockdown has meant for them. [The New York Times]

With John Akomfrah’s Handsworth Songs now available to stream for free, see a ranking of the artist’s best films. [ARTnews]

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