Morning Links: Truffles Edition
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Morning Links: Truffles Edition

The back side of François-Thomas Germain’s “La Machine d’Argent” or Centerpiece for a Table (surtout de table), 1754, whose sculptural still life includes a truffle among its many delicious contents. THE J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM, LOS ANGELES Market Art Basel released the list of exhibitors that will appear in its Hong Kong fair in March. First-time participants include Luhring Augustine, Max Hetzler, and Paula Cooper. [ ARTnews ] Christie’s will sell 13 Hudson River School paintings from the collection of Barrie and Kevin Landry, with all proceeds—which could total more than $2 million—going to groups aiding refugees. [ ARTnews ] Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at the closure of Bushwick, Brooklyn–based gallery Signal, and other changes that are afoot in the neighborhood as a result of rising rents and the forthcoming shutdown of the L train. [ Artsy ] Collector Aby Rosen snapped a photograph of Warhol magnate Alberto “Tico” Mugrabi with what appears to be an absolutely gargantuan haul of white truffles. [ Aby Rosen/Instagram ] Warhol Katya Kazakina takes a look at the Andy Warhol market. Auction sales have been slow, but “at least four deals for more than $120 million were handled privately,” including one that saw […]

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