Morning Links: Obsession Edition

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The Philadelphia Museum of Art has named Elizabeth Milroy as curator of education for public programs. [ArtDaily]

Kevin McGarry on the opening of the Whitney’s Yayoi Kusama retrospective: “Entirely attired in a kaleidoscopic blue-and-yellow West African-ish print, Close leaned over and told [Kusama]: ‘I wore this for you.'” [Artforum]

The public art collection of Oregon, through its Percent for Art program, which requires one percent of construction funds to go towards art acquisitions, reaches 2,500 pieces. [Statesman Journal]

Francis M. Naumann reflects on his Duchamp obsession. [ARTnews]

A contemporary art fair in Tunis, Tunisia, prompted right-wing Islamist riots. [Artforum]

Frank Stella talks about his new show at FreedmanArt Gallery. [Bloomberg]

Nigeria wants to build a fine arts museum, asks Boston MFA to return Benin artifacts. [NYT]

NY1 profiles Terence Koh. [NY1]

Morning Links: Obsession Edition