Morning Links: Guggenheim Edit-a-thon Edition


Guggenheim Museum.


Timothy Rodgers, director of the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, will be stepping down this month after a six-year tenure. [Artforum]

Police searched Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and questioned staff members about a scheme to transfer Russian art abroad illegally. [The Guardian]

What is photography’s place in the global art market? [The New York Times]

The family of a WWII American tank commander—who won three historic paintings playing poker during the war and was a member of the real-life “Monuments Men”—has returned the works to their rightful owners. [Business Insider]

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals declared that the California Resale Royalties Act is unconstitutional, but has also stated that the law can remain as long as six words are removed. This amendment may be the end to high-priced art auction sales in California. [The Hollywood Reporter]

The Guggenheim has donated 100 images of artwork—including work by Edgar Degas, Van Gogh, and Paul Klee—from its collection to Wikipedia. A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon will also be hosted at the museum on May 19. [TNW News]

An interview with artist Joan Semmel. [Hyperallergic]

Antoine Catala’s “Distant Feel” at Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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