Morning Links: Blue Chip Edition

Claude Monet's painting of the Grand Canal, estimated at £20m and £30m at Sotheby's this week.COURTESY WIKI COMMONS

Claude Monet’s painting of the Grand Canal, estimated at £20m and £30m at Sotheby’s this week.


Carol Vogel talks to Frank Gehry, and others, about his new Louis Vuitton Foundation, and the impressive Modern works of art that will fill it. [The New York Times]

Two bronzes are attributed to Michelangelo. [The Art Newspaper]

“Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza has an extra three months to decide if 429 works from her personal art collection will remain in Madrid’s Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum or go on loan elsewhere for a fee. She was expected to announce her decision by 15 February but the deadline has been extended to 15 May.”
[The Art Newspaper]

The Metropolitan Museum hosted a live jazz concert in its galleries on Friday, where Lakecia Benjamin played in front of “Washington Crossing the Delaware.” [The New York Times]

A market analysis of “how Monet became blue chip.” [The Guardian]

Former Interview editor in chief Christopher Bollen has written a murder mystery novel set in the East End of Long Island’s art world. [Page Six]

Barbara Kasten on her show at ICA Philadelphia. [Artforum]

David Huber at the New Theater in Berlin. [Artforum]

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