Morning Links: Detroit Institute of Arts ‘Tiptoes Into Art Auction Market’ Edition


DIA’s interior hall.


“Night Lights at Wave Hill,” a $250,000 show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Hudson River estate in Riverdale, features work by Chris Doyle and runs through May 24. [The New York Times]

A just-released letter from Prince Charles to UK government ministers asks for the conservation of the historic huts in Antarctica used by the early explorers Robert Scott and Ernest Shackleton. [The Art Newspaper]

Thomas Hirschhorn’s contribution to “All the World’s Futures” at the Venice Biennale. [Contemporary Art Daily]

The DIA may voluntarily sell some of their holdings, including a Van Gogh still life. [The Detroit News]

How CBS and NBC introduced the public to modern art, in an exhibition at the Jewish Museum. [The Wall Street Journal]

Zhu Tian has won the Catlin Prize, and $5,000 she won “will show up in another work, Money, in which she has promised to use her website to publish her bank balance on the first day of every month until she dies.” [BBC]

You can touch the art at this public art show in Brooklyn, called “Please Touch the Art.” []

Daata Editions, an online market for digital art, just launched. [Vulture]

Fox News, being Fox News, blurred out bits of Picasso’s Les Femmes d’Alger on television. [Hyperallergic]

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