Morning Links: ‘Eventually they introduced me’ Edition

Thompson's starting point, the New Museum. COURTESY THE NEW MUSEUM

Thompson’s starting point, the New Museum.


One Hyperallergic writer’s experience following Luke Willis Thompson out of the New Museum as part of his twice-daily performance piece Eventually they introduced me to the people I immediately recognised as those who would take me out anyway for the New Museum Triennial. [Hyperallergic]

Fragonard’s Young Woman was the subject of a spot-the-fake competition at Dulwich Picture Gallery in London. [The Telegraph]

A look back at the controversial twenty-year career of Glenn Lowry, director of MoMA. [The Art Newspaper]

Oscar Tuazon at Paradise Garage in Los Angeles. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Jacob Applebaum, Wikileaks, and Tor Activist Project traveled to Beijing to work with artist Ai Weiwei on a project for the New Museum’s annual Seven on Seven conference. Director of Citizenfour, Laura Poitras, filmed the collaboration, which will deal with themes of surveillance and national borders. [Blouin Artinfo]

The film program at Art Basel this year, which runs from June 15 through June 20, will feature the film debuts of visual artists Takashi Murakami and Hassan Hajjaj. [Blouin Artinfo]

Monika Rostvold, a student at Texas State University, sat almost naked on the steps of the library for 45 minutes as part of an art project on the objectification of female bodies. []

In its recent anti-corruption zeal, China’s ruling Communist Party is seeking to abolish art and literary prizes. Chinese investigators are worried that government officials are using these prizes as a means of improving their influence. [South China Morning Post]



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