Morning Links: Massage Parlor Gallery Edition

Installation view of "Nobuyoshi Araki and Rudolf Schwarzkogler: Salon de Mass-age." COURTESY SHIN GALLERY

Installation view of ‘Nobuyoshi Araki and Rudolf Schwarzkogler: Salon de Mass-age.’


Archiv Franz West is suing Gagosian Gallery over its new exhibition of furniture designed by the Austrian sculptor, claiming the pieces are unauthorized imitations that will hurt the late artist’s reputation. [Hyperallergic]

Bosnia’s National Museum has reopened after a three-year shutdown. [Reuters]

Group show “RR ZZ” at Gluck50 Gallery in Milan. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Maya Angelou’s art collection sold for almost $1.3 million at a Swann Galleries Sale. [The Associated Press]

Phillips auction house, which previously specialized in work by emerging artists, is expanding to include modern art as well. [The Art Newspaper]

A Lower East Side gallery resembling a seedy massage parlor is being threatened with a lawsuit by an irate neighbor. [Gothamist]

The same gallery (Shin Gallery), which is actually showing work by Nobuyoshi Araki and  Rudolf Schwartzkogler, has been attracting a lot of male customers looking for a “happy ending.” [Dazed Digital]

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