Morning Links: October 29, 2014



Jordan Wolfson’s (Female Figure), 2014.


li Broad acquired Jordan Wolfson’s cyborg dancer, it turns out, and will soon show it at his museum. [New York Post]

Paul Cumins, the artist responsible for the WWI poppy display currently at the Tower of London, lost his finger while creating the work. [London Evening Standard]

Oslo has okayed a plan to build a new Munch Museum at $430 million.
[News in English via Artnet]

“MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Choreographer Justin Peck is giving audiences a glimpse into his collaboration with contemporary street artist Shepard Fairey.” Oh, the anticipation! [Associated Press]

Lawrence Weiner’s new work takes on the Icelandic fishing industry. [The Art Newspaper]

Kate Sutton reports from the Third Future Generation Art Prize in Kiev. [Artforum]

Firelei Báez was named the 2015 winner of the Catherine Doctorow Prize for contemporary painting, which comes with a $15,000 prize and a show at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art. [Artforum]

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