News Recap: July 11, 2014

Fortnightly recap of art world news.

Corcoran to Cede Collection to The National Gallery
"[T]he defunct Corcoran would cede its collection of more than 17,000 pieces ... to the National Gallery, its much larger neighbor. The National Gallery would preserve a 'Legacy Gallery' within the Corcoran’s building on 17th Street, a block from the White House, and organize its own exhibitions of modern and contemporary art there. The much-admired building would become the property of George Washington University, which would use it for classes for students of the Corcoran College of Art + Design."—Randy Kennedy
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Candela Books + Gallery opens Unbound3!
"With every summer comes Candela Books + Gallery's annual invitational and juried exhibition. This year brings Unbound3!, featuring the art of 39 photographers; many known nationally and internationally and many emerging photographers as well. The exhibition will open to the public Friday, July 11th from 5 to 8 pm."—Candela Books + Gallery press release 
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Photolucida's Critical Mass Registration Ends This Week!
"The Critical Mass deadline is right around the corner! Don’t wait until the last minute to submit. Awards include a monograph prize, a solo exhibition at Blue Sky Gallery, a group exhibition at the GuatePhoto International Photography Festival, and a prestigious four-week artist’s residency at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s Captiva Island estate. The registration deadline is July 16th at noon PST."—Photolucida press release
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