Morning Links: Cupcake Edition

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Saudi Arabia will open its first curated contemporary art space next week. [The Art Newspaper]

The Met museum”s cupcake vendor will shut down, as it cannot afford the rent. [NY Post]

Heather Anderson will be the new curator of the Carleton University Art Gallery in Ottawa, Ontario. She is currently assistant curator of modern Canadian art at the country’s National Gallery. [Ottawa Citizen]

Gagosian is bringing $130 million worth of art, including two Calders priced at between $5 million and $10 million, to Rio de Janeiro next month, to sell during the ArtRio fair. [Bloomberg]

UBS is referring some of its clients who want art loans to Emigrant. “We have significant investor appetite,” said a UBS spokesperson. [AMM]

New York Times architecture critic Michael Kimmelman shares a tweet-length review of the American pavilion at the architecture Venice Biennale. [@Kimmelman]

Cecilia Gimenez’s botched restoration? It’s more common than you think. [The Daily Telegraph] Morning Links: Cupcake Edition