Morning Links: Günter Grass Edition


Günter Grass.


An obituary for German writer and artist Günter Grass. [The New York Times]

Design Miami, the fair now showing alongside Art Basel in Miami and Switzerland, will most likely open a Hong Kong edition in 2017. [The Art Newspaper]

Five galleries at contemporary art hub Gillman Barracks in Singapore—The Drawing Room, Equator Art Projects, Space Cottonseed, Tomio Koyama Gallery and Silverlens—  will close in May. [The Art Newspaper]

Read about the art of contemporary political Photoshopping. [BBC]

Japanese-Americans are protesting the auction of artifacts from WWII-era Japanese internment camps. [The New York Times]

Artist Romero Britto is suing Apple and a London design firm in a Miami federal court, claiming that the logo for Apple’s global “Start Something New” ad campaign is derived from his artwork. [The Miami Herald]

Alejandro Cesarco at Midway Contemporary Art in Minneapolis. [Contemporary Art Daily]

An interview with Syrian-born, Ohio-raised artist Diana Al Hadid on her show “Ground and Figures” currently on view at OHWOW Gallery in Los Angeles. [i-D]

PhD student at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden Martin Bellander interpreted the data of 94, 526 paintings created between 1800 and 2000, and discovered that the incidence of blue colors have increased in art while those of orange pigments have sharply decreased. [Hyperallergic]

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