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Morning Links: United Colors of Benetton Edition

United Colors of Benetton ad from 1992. VIA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES

United Colors of Benetton ad from 1992.

VIA INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES

Jeff Koons will present his own Pluto and Proserpina (2010-13) in Florence’s Piazza della Signoria next to a replica of Michelangelo’s David. [The Art Newspaper]

Luciano Benetton, founder of United Colors of Benetton, commissioned “Imago Mundi,” an exhibition of 7,000 works by artists from over 40 countries, which opened at the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice yesterday. [The Art Newspaper]

USC’s MFA program has begun on Monday with one student this semester. [L.A. Weekly]

Dancer and choreographer Blondell Cummings died this past Sunday. [The New York Times]

Joshua Abelow’s show “Running Witches” at Freddy, Harris. [Contemporary Art Daily]

A toilet museum is opening in Japan. [Smithsonian]

The Sharjah Art Museum will present a show titled “Cobra: 1000 Days of Free Art,” featuring work from the modern art movement of the same name. [Stepfeed.com]

Prepare yourself for Ovation, a TV show about art consultants. [New York Observer]

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