Morning Links: North Korean Art Edition

A painting in Frans Broersen's collection. COURTESY FRANS BROERSEN/THE GLOBE AND MAIL

A painting in Frans Broersen’s collection.


Fluxus artist Robin Page has died. [Artforum]

A painting stolen from English Kills Art Gallery in Bushwick turned up in Roosevelt Island over the weekend. [Hyperallergic]

Gauguin’s Nafea Faa Ipoipo (When will you Marry?) (1892) may have really sold for $300 million to Qatar last February. If so, that would make the painting the most expensive in the world to date. [The Art Newspaper]

Dutch art collector Frans Broersen has collected more than 2,500 paintings from North Korea. [The Globe and Mail]

Anish Kapoor installed vagina sculptures in the garden of Versailles, explaining that they represent “the vagina of a queen who is taking power.” [The Washington Post]

Katja Novitskova’s “Life Update” at Kunsthalle Lissabon. [Contemporary Art Daily]

The East Village’s New York Central Art Supply Inc. may close its doors after a century. [New York Observer]

The lost artwork of outsider artist Sam Steinberg. [The New York Times]

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