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Morning Links: Chagall Collateral Edition

Chagall, The Triumph of Music, 1967.

Marc Chagall, The Triumph of Music, 1967.

“Italy’s top tourist attractions including the Colossuem could soon be in foreign hands as the country seeks new directors from around the world to make its museums more profitable, prime minister Matteo Renzi has announced.” The nation will run advertisements in The Economist. [The Daily Telegraph]

Paul Nungesser, the fellow Columbia student whom Emma Sulkowicz alleges raped her, prompting her now-famous piece Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight), speaks out about his innocence for the first time. [The New York Times]

The Metropolitan Opera is once again using its Chagall murals as collateral, and its credit rating has taken a hit. [The New York Times]

Anish Kapoor will have a show at Versailles. [The New York Times]

“A new map made by eBay shows the most searched-for artists by its U.S. customers.” The artists range from Andy Warhol to Artemisia Gentileschi to Thomas Kinkade. [The Guardian]

Margaret Lee at Team. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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