Morning Links: Assassin’s Creed II Edition

Assassin's Creed II. VIA THE AV CLUB

Assassin’s Creed II.


The video game Assassin’s Creed II allows players to become collectors and, whether purposefully or not, also calls into question the value of art. It’s so postmodern. [A.V. Club]

French artist Camille Henrot has made a series of drawings based on the video for Nicki Minaj’s song “Anaconda.” There’s no Miley Cyrus to be found in any of Henrot’s works. To quote Minaj, “Miley, what’s good?” [The Guardian]

The second Singapore Art Fair, originally scheduled for mid-November, is no longer happening, but not all hope is lost—the fair may get relaunched next year. [The Art Newspaper]

From the creator of Avant-Garde, the video game Painters Guild simulates the experience of being an artist in Renaissance Italy. The game is two-dimensional and pixelated, and presumably takes place before Brunelleschi philosophized about perspective. [Boing Boing]

The Asian Art Museum, in San Francisco, is known for its antiquities, yet it will now begin showing contemporary art with “28 Chinese,” a selection of works from the Rubell Family Collection. [SFGate]

Holly Herndon uses private data found on the Internet to make experiences that are by turns uncomfortable and mystifying. [Paper]

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery would rather take your shirts than your money donations for an upcoming Kaarina Kaikkonen installation. [WIVB4]

ISIL isn’t the only group in the Middle East destroying cultural monuments. [Slate]

Otobong Nkanga at Portikus. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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