Morning Links: November 19, 2014

Interior of a Usonian house. COURTESY WIKIPEDIA

Interior of a Usonian house.


Here’s look inside the Mackintosh Library at the Glasgow School of Art, which was ravaged by fire this May. [The Guardian]

Frank Lloyd Wright’s “Usonian” house will travel 1,200 miles from New Jersey to its new home at the Crystal Bridges Museum in Arkansas. [The Art Newspaper]

Mickalene Thomas Creates a Wine Label: “It was just one of the easiest projects to do.” [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

The Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is known for its masterwork paintings “but under its director since 2008, Wim Pijbes, the museum is aggressively exploring how artists in other media have interpreted the world around them, leading to the second-ever photography show in the Rijksmuseum’s 214-year history.” [The New York Times]

Istanbul attempts to build an arts scene, despite Turkey’s growing conservationism. “This metropolis, pulsing with energy, money and self-confidence, seems to prove him right. Galleries abound. The Istanbul Design Biennial is in full swing. Three new private art museums are in the works, including one designed by the London-based star architect Zaha Hadid. The rock and jazz scenes are thriving. A Turkish film, “Winter Sleep,” took the top prize at theCannes International Film Festival this year.” [The New York Times]

Linda Yablonsky at November’s art openings all around New York. [Artforum]

Patti Smith discusses her forthcoming concert at the Vatican on Christmas: “I’m rebellious. I’ll do what the fuck I want, especially at my age.” [Page Six]

Meet Richard Johnson, “the Cornell University electrical and computer engineering professor is a digital art detective, able to unlock the mysteries of a work’s age and authenticity by analyzing its underlying canvas or paper.” [Associated Press]

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