Morning Links: Art Brussels Edtion

A booth at Art Brussels. COURTESY ART BRUSSELS

A booth at Art Brussels.



Katerina Gregos is stepping down from her position as artistic director of Art Brussels. [The Observer]

Private collectors will be able to rent space at the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen’s art-storage space when it opens in late 2018. [The Art Newspaper]

In the 1950s, Roger Pilkington bought a collection of Chinese ceramics for what is being called “pocket change.” Now, his ceramics are expected to fetch $29 million at auction. [Shanghaiist]

Kurt Schwitters’s three-dimensional collage, which prefigured installation art, will go on permanent display as part of the expansion of the Romsdal Museum in Molde. [The Art Newspaper]


Robert Ryman’s monochromes are more than just white paint on canvas, and here’s a very thorough guide to the Dia Art Foundation show to prove it. [The New York Times]

It may not necessarily count as morning reading, but you’ll want to hear this podcast with Laura Poitras and New Yorker editor David Remnick, recorded in honor of the former’s excellent Whitney show. [The New Yorker]

Ann Veronica Janssens at Bortolami in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]


Rosalyn Drexler, perhaps the most unfairly underrated of all the Pop artists, discusses her career in honor of her Rose Art Museum show. “It’s wonderful to be having a retrospective, like being a star again!” she says. [Artforum]


A statue of ice-hockey goaltender Martin Brodeur was unveiled last night at the Prudential Center, in Newark, New Jersey. “The statue, yes, it is of me. But I think it’s the recognition of all the success that we had in the last 22 years or so,” Brodeur said. []

Skip re-watching the Super Bowl halftime show (unless you’re doing it for Beyoncé), and check out the Dallas Art Museum’s thank-you video for sponsors, in which the museum staff re-enacts the music video for “Uptown Funk.” [Greg Allen/Twitter]


A BBC documentarian with a forthcoming show about the Renaissance said that the network turns art into “homework.” “People would rather see frogs s——- in the Amazon than a great Raphael,” he said. “Why is that?” [The Telegraph]

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