Morning Links: Jasper Johns’ Assistant Edition

A work not stolen by James Meyers.  COURTESY ARTNET

A work not stolen by James Meyer.


Castle Glin, the home of 29th (and last) Knight of Glin Desmond Fitzgerald, located in Limerick, Ireland, is on sale for €6.5. [The Art Newspaper]

Director of the Tate Modern Chris Dercon will be leaving to become the artistic director of the Volksbühne (People’s Theatre) in Berlin. [The Art Newspaper]

Jasper Johns’ longtime assistant, James Meyer, is going to prison for eighteen months stealing unfinished works from his boss. [Artforum]

Natalie Häusler’s “Corals” at Supportico Lopez in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Art collectors are eccentric. Why? [The Wall Street Journal]

“Is having an eye for art a thing of the past?” [The Huffington Post]

“The Kenyan government has officially denounced its own pavilion at the upcoming 2015 Venice Biennale.” [Hyperallergic]

Here’s a review of Because I Was A Painter, a documentary about art made in Nazi camps. [The New York Times]

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