Morning Links: Takashi Murakami’s Private Collection Edition

Takashi Murakami with his private collection. ©KENTARO HIRAO

Takashi Murakami with his private collection.


Takashi Murakami’s private collection is the subject of an upcoming show at the Yokohama Museum of Art. Among the 1,000-plus works in his collection is Anselm Kiefer’s Makaba (2010), a large airplane wing in a glass case. [The Art Newspaper]

After staging an impromptu anti-Israel protest, a Palestinian artist was booted out of Banksy’s Dismaland. [The Independent]

Hilton Als on Sarah Lucas’s Venice Biennale pavilion and a recent DANCENOISE performance at the Whitney. [The New Yorker]

The Joan Mitchell Center, a “post-Katrina gift to New Orleans” and an artist retreat, opened on Saturday. [Times Picayune]

The FBI has warned U.S. dealers to be weary of antiquities coming out of Syria and Iraq, as they may have been plundered by ISIL. [Reuters]

Cao Fei at Secession. [Contemporary Art Daily]

A concrete picnic table has ruined a 6,000-year-old tomb in Galicia, Spain. [The Washington Post]

The Pancakes & Booze Art Show returns to Chicago for its sixth year this weekend. [Chicago Reader]

The Onassis Cultural Center has announced a new arts festival. Its first edition will be held in November in New York. [The New York Times]

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