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posted by CAA — Sep 13, 2017

Robert Smithson, Spiral Jetty, 1970. © Holt-Smithson Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York. Photo: George Steinmetz

Each week CAA News summarizes eight articles, published around the web, that CAA members may find interesting and useful in their professional and creative lives.

Financial Advice from Arts Professionals for Artists

Christina Empedocles, Sharon Louden, McLean Emenegger, and Wendi Norris share their advice about financial planning, creating budgets, and the importance of the artist fee as self-advocacy.
(Read more from Artsy.)

Rhizome’s Microgrant Awardees Announced

Rhizome announces the winners of this year’s Microgrants in three categories: Net Art, Webrecorder, and IdeasCity.
(Read more from Rhizome.)

The Bruce High Quality Foundation University Closes

Seth Cameron, ex-President of the Bruce High Quality Foundation University, announces the end of the university in “Broken Toilet: The BHQFU is Dead.”
(Read more from The Brooklyn Rail.)

Read John Ashbery’s Reviews from the 50s, 60s, and 70s

In remembrance of the seminal poet and art critic John Ashbery’s recent passing, ARTNews presents excerpts from reviews he wrote while contributor and executive editor to the publication.
(Read more from ArtNews.)

A Stolen de Kooning Painting is Recovered, by the Mystery Remains

Willem de Kooning’s painting Women-Ochre (1955) was stolen from the University of Arizona Museum of Art in 1985. The painting was found in August 2017, but who stole it and why is still a mystery.
(Read more from The New York Times.)

Field Study and Land Art

The Land Arts of the American West program is profiled.
(Read more from Art & Education.)

A Mobile Museum in Vermont

Artist Matt Neckers discusses his mini mobile art museum, the Vermont International Museum of Contemporary Art + Design.
(Read more from the Hyperallergic.)

Universities Issue Statements on DACA

Many universities have issued statements and tweets on the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Read more from The Chronicle on Higher Education.)

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