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LA to Host Food-Themed Triennial – After its inaugural water-themed exhibition, LA’s next public art triennial will focus on food. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles’s curatorial team will organize 15 temporary public artworks and projects across the city in fall 2019. (ARTnews[10])

Rollins College’s Museum Names New Curator – Rollins College in Florida’s Cornell Fine Arts Museum has appointed Gisela Carbonell as its new curator. She was previously the director of curatorial affairs at the Baker Museum in Florida. (ARTnews[11])

Museum Neuroscientist Gets Three-Year Extension – The Peabody Essex Museum’s neuroscientist-in-residence[12], Tedi Asher, has secured funding to continue her research at the Massachusetts museum. Her work has focused on how museums can create more compelling experiences, not least by eliciting “emotional arousal.” (Smithsonian[13])

Famous Bowie Photo Given to the V&A – One of the best-known images of Bowie has been donated by the photographer Brian Duffy’s archive to the museum. Duffy shot Bowie for his Aladdin Sand album in 1973 with bright orange hair and a red-and-blue lightning bolt painted across his face. (Guardian[14])​


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