Morning Links: Morgan Stanley Art Loan Edition

Paul Gauguin's A Walk by the Sea (1902) is in Steven A. Cohen's collection. VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Paul Gauguin’s A Walk by the Sea (1902) is in Steven A. Cohen’s collection.



Steven A. Cohen has taken out a personal loan with Morgan Stanley’s private bank in the form of art. [The New York Times]

Barbara Bloom is among the 2016 Foundation for Contemporary Art grantees. Also announced was the winner of the 2016 Robert Rauschenberg Award: Jennie C. Jones. [Artforum]

The Ellsworth Kelly Foundation donated $250,000 to the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies. [Artforum]


The country with the highest number of private museums in the world is South Korea, with 45 non-publicly owned institutions. China isn’t too far behind it. [The Art Newspaper]

“Made in L.A.,” the Hammer’s biennial, unveiled its artist list, and it’s surprisingly international. [The New York Times]

Maristela Casciato is now the Getty Research Institute’s senior curator of architectural collections. [ArchDaily]

Roberta Smith breaks down MoMA’s critically lauded show “Picasso Sculpture” into an easy guide. [The New York Times]

An eight-year-old donated $150 to the Taube Museum of Art, in Minot, North Dakota. What did you do to help a museum last year? [The Bismarck Tribune]


Photographer Leila Alaoui died at age 33, from wounds resulting from a terrorist attack in Burkina Faso. Her work had been on view at the Maison européenne de la Photographie, in Paris. [The Art Newspaper]


In Los Angeles, a trailer containing $250,000 in art by Keith Haring, Henri Matisse, Marc Chagall, and others was stolen. [Los Angeles Times]


Tracey Emin launched her first jewelry line with Stephen Webster, so here is she is, discussing some of her favorite items. Good news: a ring with Emin’s signature phrases on it only costs £11,700! [Stylist]

Lucy McKenzie at Daniel Buchholz. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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