Morning Links: Cyber-Archeology Edition

Simulation of lost artwork. COURTESY BBC

Simulation of lost artwork.


The Whitney’s old Marcel Breuer building will become a satellite building for the Met. [SEEN]

Cyber-archeologists are working to restore artwork lost to violence in Iraq and the earthquake in Nepal. [BBC]

New fair Photo London, to be held this year at the birthplace of the word photography, Somerset House, seeks to compete with Paris as the center of the European photography market. [The Art Newspaper]

Minimalist artist Rosemarie Castoro has died. [Artforum]

“Africa is the next China for art.” [Business Insider]

A woman was convicted of harassment for Instagramming street art. [Hyperallergic]

Art meets opera:White Cube gallery is collaborating with the Glyndebourne festival, which opens this Thursday. New works by Georg Baselitz, available for sale, will “focus on the leg and the foot which spin, metaphorically speaking, in circles like a record turntable.”  [The Telegraph]

Yesterday, LACMA presented a new sculpture by Chris Burden, the last one he made before he died. [NPR]

Last week the United Arab Emirates refused to allow artists Walid Raad and Ashok Sukumaran to enter the country after the spoke out against labor conditions on Saadiyat Island, and in response, the International Committee for Museums and Collections of Modern Art (CIMAM) has released a statement in support of the artists, encouraging the Guggenheim and the Louvre to likewise support their cause. [Blouin Artinfo]

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