Morning Links: How To Sell A Banksy Edition


How to Sell a Banksy.


An exceptionally thorough profile of Jerry Saltz. [Capital New York]

The Kravises have purchased Jasper Johns’s Painted Bronze (1960) from the artist, and promised to donate it to the Museum of Modern Art. (In other news, MoMA just acquired its first Julian Schnabel.) [The New York Times]

Today, eBay launched a new feature on its website dedicated to live auctions at Sotheby’s. Photos by Man Ray, Paul Strand and László Moholy-Nagy, among others, will be up for a live-streamed auction on April 1. [The Art Newspaper]

Tasmania’s three-year-old Museum of Old and New Art, which mathematician/gambler owner David Walsh describes as “a subversive adult Disneyland,” has been a surprising success. [The New York Times]

Chris Thompson’s Banksy documentary, How to Sell a Banksy, which instructs the viewer how to steal, restore, and sell a Banksy off the street, was re-released this year and also screened yesterday at a private venue at SXSW. [The Daily Beast]

Here are photos of James Benning and Peter Hutton’s show, “Nature is a Discipline,” on view at Miguel Abreu in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

A new conceptual pop-up store/exhibition space called Intangibles, opening on Thursday at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, will offer items such as a ringtone by Nico Muhly or Snapchats by photographer Alec Soth. [The New York Times]

Despite the increasing bans on selfie sticks in museums, a new museum specifically designed to facilitate the taking of selfies has opened in Manila. It’s called Art in Island. [Hyperallergic]

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