Morning Links: Aboriginal Art Edition

An artwork by Paddy Compass Namatbara.  COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

An artwork by Paddy Compass Namatbara.


“MoMA’s union members are using Instagram to emphasize the human dimension of the often murky business of contract bargaining.” [Hyperallergic]

An Aboriginal art collection sold for over $2 million in a historic Sotheby’s auction in London. [ABC News Australia]

The British Museum has reopened the Waddesdon Bequest Wunderkammer, sponsored by Lord Rothschild. [The Art Newspaper]

Artists are seeking the kind of tax breaks that collectors enjoy. [The Art Newspaper]

Suicide bombers attacked an ancient Egyptian temple in Luxor, a popular tourist site. [The Art Newspaper]

Elmgreen & Dragset at Massimo de Carlo in Milan. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Art is making “data-driven” cities more livable. [The Guardian]

Two curators at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (which hasn’t even opened yet) were caught stealing ancient artifacts and replacing them with copies. [Yahoo!]

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