Morning Links: Björk Show Edition

Björk at the Ruisrock Festival in Finland in 1998. COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Björk at the Ruisrock Festival in Finland in 1998.


Reykjavík’s mayor Dagur Bergþóruson Eggertsson saw MoMA’s Björk show and would now like to host the exhibition at Reykjavík Art Museum after it closes in New York on June 7. A MoMA spokesperson says that the museum has been “exploring opportunities to tour the Björk exhibition.” [The Art Newspaper]

The show “Raphael, Titian, Michelangelo: Italian Drawings from the Städel Museum in Frankfurt (1430-1600)” at Fondation Custodia is part of the 68-year-old museum’s initiative to become “the place to see drawings in Paris.” [The Art Newspaper]

Doreen Bolger has announced her retirement after almost two decades as the director of the Baltimore Museum of Art. She will step down in June. [The Baltimore Sun]

A review of the new exhibition, “International Pop,”  at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. [The New York Times]

A British Museum show featuring Indigenous Australian artifacts is causing controversy—some Indigenous Australians are calling for the objects to be returned. [The Guardian]

During his visit to Jamaica (which makes him the first American president to visit the country since 1982), Barack Obama visited the Bob Marley Museum. [The Washington Post]

An interview with internet artist Molly Soda, who is dating a  5-foot teddy bear for her exhibition “Me and My Bear.” [Dazed Digital]

Ann Veronica Janssens’s pastel and glitter glass and mirror works at Esther Schipper Gallery in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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