Morning Links: Coca-Cola Bottle Edition


Coke bottle.


Andrew Bolton will become the new head of the Met’s Costume Institute, replacing Harold Koda. [The Hollywood Reporter]

Collector Adam Solow is threatening to sue the U.S. government after the U.S. Bureau of Firearms, Tobacco, and Alcohol confiscated a chair made from decommissioned guns—Mozambican sculptor Goncalo Mabunda’s War Throne, 2014. [The Philadelphia Inquirer]

Helsinki’s Sinebrychoff Art Museum faces a boycott over its ongoing exhibition “Coca-Cola Bottle 100 years.” Two hundred people have signed an online petition, upset that the museum would use government funds to promote an international brand. [YLE]

Sotheby’s will team up with online auction platform Artsy for a sale in late October. The works for sale will be less than $50,000 and will include pieces by Cory Arcangel, Jeff Elrod, and Richard Prince. [The New York Times]

An open letter to the Indianapolis Museum of Art, which is now charging visitors to access its public green space. []

“When Commercial Television Met The Art World.” [Hyperallergic]

Over one million archival documents and artifacts, which were removed from Ellis Island after Hurricane Sandy, will be returning to the museum tomorrow. []

Nolan Simon and Dylan Spaysky at Night Club in Chicago. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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