Morning Links: Sylvester Stallone Edition

Sylvester Stallone, art collector. ALAN LIGHT/WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Sylvester Stallone, art collector.


You might never know it from his new movie, Creed, but Sylvester Stallone is in an “acquiring mood” at Art Basel Miami Beach. [Bloomberg]

Also at this year’s Art Basel are a spray-painting Lenny Kravitz and a DJing Elijah Wood. [Page Six]

And, because you just can’t get enough of hearing about celebrities at Art Basel, you also need to know that Ellie Goulding got through her performance there by drinking tequila. [Denver Post]

Knoedler Gallery and the collector John Howard have settled a lawsuit over a forged Willem de Kooning. [The Art Newspaper]

The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation has awarded the Yaddo artists’ colony $250,000. [Artforum]

In the past couple of decades, the market for Southeast Asian art has shot far past most people’s expectations for it, no doubt thanks to increased visibility in museums and galleries. [Reuters]

A German panel has been set up to determine the provenance of Cornelius Gurlitt’s collection, which may have art that, at one point, was looted by the Nazis. [The New York Times]

A wave of art in China is calling attention to the country’s smog problem. [The Wall Street Journal]

Tyler Dobson at Landings in Vestfossen, Norway. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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