Christina Rees and Brandon Zech discuss the implications of closures of a blue-chip London gallery and a storied NYC nonprofit, and tackle recent vandalism at three German museums.
“I don’t think damaging art is performance, but using a clown flower to squirt liquid onto antiquities to deface them is one of the most absurd things I’ve heard.”
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