The NYPD weighs charges for the two German artists said to have hoisted a white flag to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge. [The New York Times]Amale Andraos has been hired as the new dean of Columbia’s architecture school. [NYT]Alex Bacon and Jarrett Earnest debate the new abstraction. [San Francisco Art Quarterly via @aservais1/Twitter]Here’s a look at the people involved in Save the Corcoran. [The Washington Post]Peter Brant buys Walter De Maria’s studio for a cool $27 million. [New
York Post]Robin Williams portrait is installed in the National Portrait Gallery.
[Artdaily]Damien Hirst returns to pills for his new show. [The Art Newspaper]Peter Schjeldahl on seeing the Met’s entire collection of van Goghs at the same time. [The New Yorker]Jonathan Richman sings “Vincent van Gogh.” [YouTube]