Morning Links: Hoosegow Edition

Artist and gallerist Claude Simard, the cofounder of Jack Shainman Gallery, has died. [Artforum] Sign Up For Our Daily Newsletter

Taking a look inside Albany Texas' Old Jail Art Center. Flickr/Creative Commons
Taking a look inside Albany, Texas’ Old Jail Art Center. Flickr/Creative Commons

Artist and gallerist Claude Simard, the cofounder of Jack Shainman Gallery, has died. [Artforum]

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“Museum of Fine Arts returns 8 artifacts to Nigeria.” [Boston Globe]

The feud within the Rauschenberg foundation, which began back in 2011, is at trial and nearing an end. [The Art Newspaper]

Here’s a look at Albany, Texas’ Old Jail Art Center. [WSJ]

“The eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou got its first private contemporary art museum earlier this month with the opening of the T Museum.” [The Art Newspaper]

“At Christie’s London auction, little action.” [NYT]

England’s Bolton Museum plans to build a £1.8 million Egyptian wing… if they can get the funding. [The Art Newspaper]

“Kazakhstan Takes Down Statue Ridiculed as ‘Hobbit Selfie'” [ArtNet]

Morning Links: Hoosegow Edition