Morning Links: ‘Game House’ Edition

Still from Game House. COURTESY SEX MAGAZINE

Still from Game House.


At the opening of his video collaboration with Steve McQueen at LACMA, Kanye West said that he “would trade two Grammies to be seen in an art context.” [W Magazine]

David Attenborough is very excited about “Missionaries and Idols of Polynesia” exhibition at the Brunei gallery in London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, for which he donated a good percentage of works on view. [The Art Newspaper]

Former Artforum editor-in-chief Ingrid Sischy died last week at age 63. [New York Times]

Art collector Henry Bloch recently donated his entire collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, after creating duplicates to hang in their place at his home. []

Artist and Sex magazine editor Asher Penn has started a Kickstarter for his latest project, a film called Game House, “the story of a celebrated video game programmer who relocates to a secret cabin in the woods for solitude and inspiration only to find herself terrorized by unwanted objects and characters both in her game and surrounding landscape.” [Kickstarter]

A look at Dallas’s private art museums, run by collectors who are able to exercise a freedom that larger institutions can’t. [D Magazine]

An interview with artist Pierre Duc, who creates land art for the Tour de France. [Bicycling]

Here are parts of Björk’s email conversations with philosopher Timothy Morton. The emails are available in full as a book titled Björk: The Archives, published by Thames & Hudson. [Dazed Digital]

Tate Modern has announced its 2016 programming, which will include O’Keeffe and Rauschenberg shows, as well as a Francis Bacon show at Tate Liverpool and a Paul Nash retrospective at Tate Britain. [The Guardian]

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