Morning Links: Margaret Thatcher Edition

Neil Simmons with his Margaret Thatcher statue.COURTESY BBC.CO.UK

Neil Simmons with his Margaret Thatcher statue.


Tania Bruguera’s arrest has raised questions about artistic freedom in Cuba. [The New York Times]

Life magazine photographer Robert Morse has died. [The New York Times]

“The controversial marble statue of Margaret Thatcher by Neil Simmons has been banished from its prominent spot near the entrance to London’s Guildhall Art Gallery to a darkened corridor, following a rehang of the collection.” [The Art Newspaper]

Here’s an interview with Washington D.C. based collectors Aaron and Barbara Levine, who deal mostly in conceptual art. [The Wall Street Journal]

The Guardian profiles Cornelia Parker, who has a big show in Manchester opening soon. [The Guardian]

The Wadsworth Atheneum in Connecticut will unveil the first phase of a $31 million renovation this month. [The Art Newspaper]

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