Morning Links: 1964 World’s Fair Edition

Les Poupées de Paris Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair.WIKIMEDIA

Les Poupées de Paris Pavilion at the 1964 World’s Fair.


John Richardson discusses his latest Picasso show, about the artist
and photography, at Gagosian: “For Mr. Richardson, 90, this is his
fifth Picasso exhibition in a series that began at the Gagosian
Gallery in 2009. Most have focused on the painter’s mistresses and
wives. ‘I’d run out of women,’ Mr. Richardson said.” [The New York

Here’s a news analysis piece about how France is embracing the
American nonprofit model for its cultural centers. [The New York Times]

“An artist is chronicling a disappearing New York City, one painting at a time.” [The New York Times]

Designer Tara Subkoff and sculptor Urs Fischer have reportedly wed.
[New York Post]

The Otsuka Museum of Art has Japan’s highest museum admission fee at $30. Even still, it was voted Japan’s best museum on TripAdvisor in 2011. Here’s the catch: each of the 1,000-plus works in its collection is fake. [Rocket News 24]

“Louise Hearman’s painting of photographer Bill Henson has won the Doug Moran National Portrait prize for 2014.” The prize is Australia’s largest for a portrait: $150,000. [The Guardian]

Oslo is getting a new Munch museum. [The Art Newspaper]

Holland Cotter at the Picasso Museum in Paris: “All together, you can learn a tremendous amount about him…, not least that he could be a truly terrible artist.” [The New York Times]

Greg Allen on the non-Warhol art at the 1964 New York World’s Fair. []

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