Morning Links: Flag Edition

Johns, Flag, 1954–55.MOMA

Johns, Flag, 1954–55.


Linda Yablonsky at openings in New York. [Artforum]

At Oxford, “Hertford College’s all-male portrait gallery will be filled with photographs of distinguished women.” [The New York Times]

“Sotheby’s auction house is making a big push for its latest target—the new wealthy along the West Coast of the U.S.—by showing off more than $200 million of art.” [Bloomberg]

“Here’s the first trailer for Big Eyes, Tim Burton’s forthcoming film about the strange 1950s story of talented artist Margaret Keane (Amy Adams) whose sociopath husband Walter Keane (Christopher Waltz) took all credit for his wife’s incredibly popular and influential paintings.” [Boing Boing]

Sotheby’s will sell Jasper Johns’s 1983 work Flag in New York. It has an estimated price of $15 million-$20 million. [The Art Newspaper]

The story behind a portrait of Empress Dowager Cixi, commissioned by a Chinese ruler, which was returned to the Smithsonian for restoration. [The Art Newspaper]

Ancient Chinese sculpture heads to Frieze. “Frieze week isn’t just for Contemporary art any more” [Art Market Monitor]

Here’s a profile of Steinar Haga Kristensen, an artist working hard to bring vibrancy to Oslo. [The New York Times]

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