Morning Links: William Glackens Edition

William Glackens, Young Woman in Green, circa 1915ST. LOUIS ART MUSEUM/WIKIMEDIA

William Glackens, Young Woman in Green, circa 1915.


“The photographs that have emerged during several days of unrest in Ferguson after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer have drawn mournful comparisons to pictures of the Deep South in the 1960s or of more recent racial unrest, like the 1992 Los Angeles riots. But they have also prompted a flood of commentary about the differences half a century has made in the visual economy.” [The New York Times]

The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation has appealed a decision by a Florida court to award $24.6 million to three trustees who had administered the artist’s estate. [The New York Times]

Monika Sosnowska will install a 110-foot-tall sculpture in Chicago. [The Art Newspaper]

Here’s a profile of artist Natalie Frank. [The Wall Street Journal]

Two climbers received trespassing tickets for climbing up the very climbable woven screen facade of Shigeru Ban’s new Aspen Art Museum. [Aspen Daily News]

“Once derided as a slavish admirer of Renoir, the painter and illustrator William Glackens is among the most intriguing and underestimated participants in the first wave of 20th-century American modernism.” Roberta Smith visits the Parrish Art Museum’s Glackens retrospective. [The New York Times]

“Six decades after his death, [Rudolph] Bauer is finally having a New York moment.” [The Wall Street Journal]

Leonardo DiCaprio holds another charity auction. [Art Market Monitor]

August Review alert! A look back at Wolfgang Tillmans’s show last October at Maureen Paley in London. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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