Morning Links: Controversial German Art Law Edition

Georg Baselitz, Bedroom, 1975.HAUS DER KUNST

Georg Baselitz, Bedroom, 1975.


German culture minister Monika Grütters defended a law that allows Germany to regulate the international sale of artworks that are either over 50 years old or valued at more than €150,000. [Deutsche Welle]

And in response to Grütters’ defense of the law, Georg Baselitz and other German artists are pulling their work out of German museums. [The Art Newspaper]

The Royal Academy has started a Kickstarted to bring Ai Weiwei’s “Tree” sculptures to London. It’ll need £100,000. [The Guardian]

Marc Quinn on his new exhibition at White Cube. [Artinfo]

Detroit is on the verge of having an art renaissance. [New York Times]

Danh Vo fires back in ongoing legal battle with Bert Kreuk, proposing an obscene artwork to fulfill a court order. [Artnet News]

The Georgia O’Keeffe Museum received of letters between O’Keeffe and the artist Frances O’Brien. [Santa Fe New Mexican]

Maine may be known for its autumn foliage, but it also has a decent string of museums known as the Maine Art Trail. [Wall Street Journal]

“Ancient Carriers” at Markus Lüttgen. [Contemporary Art Daily]

New York-based artist Paolo Cirio is posting snapshots of security-organization officials around New York, Paris, and Berlin. [Hyperallergic]

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