Morning Links: No-Show Edition


Robert Indiana.


Rive Castleman, a curator at the Museum of Modern Art who created a world-renowned collection of prints, has died at 84. [The New York Times]

Art dealer Sean Kelly has organized a sale at Christie’s to benefit the PEN American Center called “First Editions/Second Thoughts.” [The Art Newspaper]

Boston’s Museum of Fine Art has reorganized its collection of ancient Greek art by theme: “Homer and the Epics,” “Dionysus and the Symposium” and “Theater and Performance.” [The Wall Street Journal]

Camden now has a statue of Amy Winehouse by sculptor Scott Eaton. [The Guardian]

“Reclusive artist Robert Indiana was expected to make an appearance outside his Maine island residence Saturday to take part in a celebration of his art around the world on his 86th birthday, but he didn’t emerge from his home, disappointing dozens of fans.” [AP/Concord Monitor]

Henri Matisse exhibition is Tate’s most successful art show. [BBC]

“Tony Auth, 72, of Wynnewood, the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist and mainstay of The Inquirer’s editorial page for four decades before resigning in 2012 to become a digital artist, has died.” []

Giant bunny down! “After the Taoyuan[, Taiwan] Land Art Festival ended on Sunday, the 82-foot-tall [rabbit sculpture] by the Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman” somehow caught on fire. [The New York Times]

Curator Philip Tinari brings Los Angeles to China. [The Wall Street Journal]

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