Morning Links: Facebook Resident Artist Edition

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Jet Martinez, ‘Bouquet Environ.’ (Courtesy of the artist)

Bryant Park starts an artist’s residence program. The management company may keep your paintings, though. [NYT]

Facebook’s first resident artist has a show in San Francisco’s Project One Gallery. [ArtDaily]

Cleveland Museum of Art draws attacks from those who say its acquisition spree has not included due diligence, provenance-wise. [NYT]

Stedelijk Museum to reopen in September after major renovation and expansion. [ArtDaily]

Gail Albert Halaban has been photographing houses in Gloucester, Massachusetts painted by Edward Hopper. [Guardian]

West Village hoarder dies, leaving treasure trove of art behind. [NYT]

Garbage from the Mississippi river will be sourced to create Gordon Matta-Clark’s Garbage Wall to highlight pollution in the Midwest for the first Expo Chicago. [ArtDaily]

Birmingham museum offers ‘Grand Tour’ for visually impaired guests, with trained docents who will visually describe work. [Birmingham News]

At an American political collectibles convention. [WSJ]

Damien Hirst at the Olympics closing ceremony. [The Art Newspaper]