MOMA protests Trump's immigration executive order by replacing works throughout its 5th floor collection galleries with works by artists from the seven banned countries. A pointed, powerful and on-mission gesture.
Pippin Barr on the difficulty of displaying water in the (video game) gallery.
Mary Pelletier for Hyperallergic on the gypsum-window workshop at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque.
Alexandra Lange for Curbed: "The forgotten history of Japanese-American designers’ World War II internment".
Robin Pobegrin for the NYT: "Is the Met Museum ‘a Great Institution in Decline’?"
Anthony Byrt for Paperboy on Michael Parekowhai's new Auckland public sculpture, The Lighthouse.
Colleen Dilenschneider on a drop in the US "High-Propensity Visitor Confidence Index" (the expressed interest from current non-visitors to visit a cultural institution) since the US election. This sounds dry, but it's actually quite fascinating.