Morning Links: Larry Gagosian’s Carriage House Edition

Larry Gagosian's $18 million Upper East Side house. VIA GOOGLE MAPS

Larry Gagosian’s $18 million Upper East Side house.


Sascha Bauer, the chairman of SculptureCenter, bought Larry Gagosian’s Upper East Side carriage house for $18 million. [New York Daily News]

Ai Weiwei just signed a deal to write his first memoir. It will be published by Crown Publishing Group in 2017. [The New York Times]

Next year’s Met Gala will be themed around the intersection of fashion and technology, and will be co-chaired by Idris Elba, Jonathan Ive, Taylor Swift, and Anna Wintour. [Artforum]

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has commissioned Cornelia Parker to do next year’s rooftop sculpture. [The New York Times]

If Jeff Koons employs 150 people to make large sculptures, couldn’t Steve Jobs be called an artist for doing something similar? [The New Yorker]

The Detroit Institute of Arts will host an event to unveil a website for art owned by the U.S. government. [ABC News]

The performance artist Nao Bustamante is now the vice dean of art at USC Roski. [USC News]

Jacob Kassay at Fitzpatrick-Leland House, in Los Angeles. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Julian Barnes discusses his new book of essays about art. [The New Yorker]

Italy’s Galleria Continua will open an outpost in Havana, Cuba. Among its first shows will be new work by Anish Kapoor. [The Art Newspaper]

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