Morning Links: Allen Jones Edition

Allen Jones, Chair, 1969.©Allen Jones/Tate

Allen Jones, Chair, 1969.


Controversial British artist Allen Jones has his first U.K. show in almost 20 years. [The Spectator]

Melissa Chiu steps into her new role as director of the Hirshhorn Museum. She’s named Gianni Jetzer, the former Swiss Institute director, curator at large. He’ll be based in New York. [The New York Times]

The Walters Art Museum will receive a 100-year-old time capsule found in the Washington Monument [CBS Baltimore]

The Times obituary for Susan Sollins, the founder the television series Art21 and cofounder of what became Independent Curators International. [The New York Times]

Michael E. Shapiro, the director of Atlanta’s High Museum, announced that he will step down, after 20 years at the museum. [Atlanta Journal Constitution]

Here’s a profile of Seth Kaller, a dealer in American historical objects, who always travels with a copy of the Declaration of Independence. [The Wall Street Journal]

“A public library and major museum in southeastern Turkey have been destroyed by pro-Kurdish demonstrators, according to Turkish press reports.” [The Art Newspaper]

Here are some cool portraits of the women who will be honored at the Performa gala this year. [WSJ. magazine]

Amsterdam tries a new approach in arts funding: a sort of subscription service for art events all over the city. [The New York Times]

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