Morning Links Roundup: ‘My Bed’ Edition

'My Bed' (1998) by Emin. (Courtesy Christie's)

Tracey Emin, My Bed, 1998.


“The Turkish writer Orhan Pamuk is being heaped with accolades. Pamuk, the winner of the 2006 Nobel Prize in literature, has won the 2014 Helena Vaz da Silva European Award for Raising Public Awareness on Cultural Heritage.” [The Art Newspaper]

“The collector who bought Tracey Emin’s installation My Bed at auction earlier this month in London will lend the work to the Tate in London. Count Christian Duerckheim, a Cologne-based industrialist, has agreed to lend the work for at least ten years. He said in a statement: ‘I always admired the honesty of Tracey, but I bought My Bed because it is a metaphor for life, where troubles begin and logics die.'” [The Art Newspaper]

George Lucas chooses controversial Chinese architect for his Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago. [Chicago Tribune]

Brown University revives its natural history museum, defunct since 1945, for a show that is “as much about art as it is about science.” [The New York Times]

Kevin McGarry at the opening of Korakrit Arunanondchai’s show at the Mistake Room in Los Angeles. [Artforum]

Cy Twombly’s Gerhard Richter. []

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