Morning Links: Boyfriend Edition

A still from Justin Bieber's 'Boyfriend' video.COURTESY THE ARTIST

A still from Justin Bieber’s ‘Boyfriend’ video.


Here’s an interview with Ryan Germick, the man responsible for Google’s daily “doodle.” [The Wall Street Journal]

BP’s Tate sponsorship is much smaller than expected. The museum disclosed the amount–£4 million ($6.08 million) between 1990 and 2006. [The Art Newspaper]

With an eye towards profits, developers are hoping to make Red Hook a cultural destination, and Jeffrey Deitch confirms that he was considering opening a space there: “We did not proceed with our original plan,” Mr. Deitch wrote in an email, “but it is a phenomenal space, and I hope that it will still be possible to work with them in an art project there.” [The New York Times]

A street art performance at London’s Southbank Centre was halted by authorities on Sunday in a battle over the public space’s use. [The Guardian]

Artist Loris Gréaud tells a critic who gives him a bad review that she needs to “get a boyfriend.” [Jezebel]

Coco Fusco, Kako Ueda, and Gary Panter are among the recipients of 2014 NYFA grants. [Artforum]

The Wright Foundation has named Aaron Betsky, the former director of the Cincinnati Art Museum, as the new dean of its architecture school. [The New York Times]

“Sal Polisi spent his life awash in mermaids.” Polisi, a master woodcarver at New York’s South Street Seaport Museum, has died at the age of 79. [The New York Times]

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