Morning Links: ‘My Bed’ Edition

Tracey Emin's My Bed (1998). COURTESY TATE BRITAIN

Tracey Emin’s My Bed (1998).


Danny McDonald’s “The Beads (That Bought Manhattan)” at Bortolozzi Galerie in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

A review of Silent Dialogues, art historian Alexander Nemerov’s account of the sibling rivalry between his father, U.S. Poet Laureate Howard Nemerov, and his aunt, the photographer Diane Arbus. [Hyperallergic]

Islamic art dealer Oliver Hoare is planning to show 250 personally chosen objects dated  from the past 5,000 years at 33 Fitzroy Square in London. The selling exhibition, running from May 6 to June 26, will be Hoare’s first major show since 2005, when he was connected to the questionable accounting practices of his long-time client, collector Sheikh Saud al-Thani of Qatar. [The Art Newspaper]

Edinburgh’s Neo-Classical Old Royal High School (c. 1820) is in danger of being transformed into a luxury hotel, with the addition of two Modernist wings on both of its sides. In light of this news, people are calling for plans to turn the building that earned the city the nickname “Athens of the North” into an architecture museum, gallery, or events space. [The Art Newspaper]

Rare photos of Frida Kahlo from the last years of her life, in a new book titled Frida Kahlo: The Gisèle Freund Photographs. [New York Magazine]

New York will not, in fact, be receiving a branch of the Andy Warhol Museum. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]

The executive director of the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects, Fredric M. Bell, suddenly and unexpectedly quit his post. He had served as director since 2001. [The New York Times]

Tracey Emin’s renowned installation My Bed (1998) is on view at the Tate Britain for the first time in fifteen years. [The Telegraph]

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