Morning Links: Wes Anderson Edition

Martine Johanna's Oh..Margot. COURTESY VOGUE

Martine Johanna’s Oh..Margot is part of a Wes Anderson–inspired art show.


SF-based arts writer Kevin Harman is bringing the sixth edition of his self-curated pop-up Wes Anderson-inspired art show to New York. You can see “Bad Dads” at Joseph Gross Gallery beginning in early August. [Vogue]

Documenta 2017 will be held in Athens, Greece. Director Adam Szymczyk explains why, in spite of the country’s debt crisis, Athens is a good choice. [Deutsche Welle]

Some of the world’s best storied installations are on view at a former mattress factory in north Pittsburgh. [NPR]

Parisian art dealer Jean-Gabriel Mitterrand has opened a public sculpture park/”alfresco commercial gallery” on Côte d’Azur, featuring over 30 works by artists including Subodh Gupta, Andrea Zittel, Carsten Höller and Sarah Morris. [The Art Newspaper]

A garden of 28,000 plants will be installed over the John D. Caemmerer West Side Storage Yard at 10th Avenue and 30th Street, directly overtop both the Long Island Railroad and the Amtrak/New Jersey Transit train lines. [The New York Times]

Michael Heizer’s remote land work, a concrete and dirt installation located in the Great Basin Desert of southeast Nevada, is a mile long and a quarter of a mile wide, and has required half a century to complete. “The City,” which the New York Times called “the most ambitious sculpture anyone has ever built,” is also going to be a major impediment for the Republican party in the upcoming presidential nomination. [Mother Jones]

Former chief executive officer of both Saatchi Online and Sedition Robert Norton has co-founded created a new arts startup, called Verisart. The site’s mission is to catalogue every piece of art on the market, which people will then be able to buy and sell online. [Bloomberg]

Rob Pruitt’s “The Obama Paintings” and The Lincoln Monument at MOCAD in Detroit. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Sotheby’s will be auctioning off a portfolio of 15 chromogenic prints from Larry Clark’s 1995 movie, Kids, today at their Contemporary Living–Photographs, Prints, and Designs auction in New York. The collection is estimated at $15,000 — 25,000. [Sotheby’s]

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