Morning Links: Hidden Turner Painting Edition

Liberate Tate protesters in the Turbine Hall. LIBERATE TATE

Liberate Tate protesters in the Turbine Hall.


Art collective Liberate Tate held a performance in the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall in response to the museum’s partnership with BP. [Hyperallergic]

Jake and Dinos Chapman on the making of Hell, which featured 60,000 Nazi toy soldiers. [The Guardian]

An art investor goes to court after suspicions that he may have been hiding a J.M.W. Turner painting. [The Telegraph]

Günther Förg at Barbel Graesslin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

The Broads prepare for the September opening of the Broad by buying one work a week. Their most recent purchases: Julie Mehretu and Takashi Murakami works at Art Basel. [The Art Newspaper]

Marc Spiegler, the director of Art Basel, on the fair’s 46th year and what’s trending. [Artspace]

Meanwhile, in Basel, the 13 winners of this year’s Swiss Art Awards were announced. [Artinfo]

Have an existential crisis at the Museum of Death. [Hyperallergic]

The New York State Museum plans a major renovation, which will allow for a more “conceptual approach” to its galleries. [The New York Times]

The creator of the Nissan Art Award on why concentrating on contemporary art can “make the biggest difference.” [The Japan Times]

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