Morning Links: ‘The Room’ Edition

Still from The Room. VIA THE AVCLUB.COM

Still from The Room.


James Franco is making a making-of film about Tommy Wiseau’s infamous The Room, to be called The Disaster Artist. Seth Rogen and Franco’s brother Dave will star. [Dazed Digital]

At last week’s “Take Home a Nude” auction, artist Jehdy Vargas was seen outside Sotheby’s wearing red paint and chicken feathers. She was attempting to out an academy professor for racism. [Page Six]

A local San Francisco artist is claiming that his landlord, a curator at the de Young museum, is attempting to unfairly evict him. [ABC News]

Wolfgang Tillmans’ “PCR” at David Zwirner Gallery in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Members of the Renoir Sucks At Painting group gathered in New York this past weekend to protest outside of the Met, which houses 19 Renoirs. [Hyperallergic]

Like Ai Weiwei, David Lynch is now writing a memoir, which is expected to be released in 2017. [Dazed Digital]

An Islamist hacker named Abdellah Elmaghribi has hacked Adult magazine’s website, also adding a version of Enrique Iglesias’s “Bailando” as a soundtrack. [Gawker]

The age-old question: does an artist’s crimes ruin their artwork? [The Guardian]

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