Morning Links: Coney Island Edition



“A British judge ruled last week that Sotheby’s had not been negligent in the case of a painting that the auction house sold in 2006 for 42,000 pounds (about $63,600), only to be declared worth £10 million a year later.” [The New York Times]

Loris Gréaud “sabotaged” his own opening at the Dallas Contemporary.
[New York Post]

“The Corning Museum of Glass has made five acquisitions of recent works by artists Roni Horn, Klaus Moje, Ayala Serfaty, Jeroen Verhoeven and Fred Wilson,” for its new $64 million wing. [The Art Newspaper]

Painter Jane Wilson has died. [Artforum]

Dr. Howard D. Sirak, who with his wife Babette, gave 78 modernist works to the Columbus Museum of Art, has died at the age of 92. [The Columbus Dispatch]

“Architecture for Humanity, a nonprofit design group that sought to repair the world with socially conscious construction in places like Kosovo, Haiti and hurricane-ravaged Mississippi, has abruptly closed its San Francisco headquarters and plans to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection.” [The New York Times]

Here are some details on the second edition of Pacific Standard Time, which opens in 2017 across Los Angeles. [The Art Newspaper]

On the art of Coney Island. [The Wall Street Journal]

Visiting PJ Harvey’s art installation at Somerset House, in which the musician records her next album in front of a gallery audience. [The Guardian]

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