Morning Links

Morning Links: ‘Lemonade’ Edition

COURTESY HBO

COURTESY HBO

LEMONADE

An interview with Laolu Senbanjo, the Nigerian artist behind the Yoruba body art in Beyoncé’s newly released visual album, Lemonade. [ABC]

PROFILES

Ahead of the opening of Gagosian Gallery’s SF outpost, the Wall Street Journal profiles Larry Gagosian. [The Wall Street Journal]

Who is Andrew Bolton, curator of the Met’s Costume Institute? A new documentary digs deep. [The Chicago Herald]

According to the head of Italy’s National Committee for the Promotion of Historic and Cultural Heritage, Leonardo da Vinci apparently used both male and female subjects when painting the Mona Lisa. [AOL]

CUSTOMER SERVICE

Auction houses are spending millions to “sweeten deals” for collectors behind the scenes. [Bloomberg]

The Broad Museum has improved its ticketing system. [L.A. Times]

MOSCOW

“Why Moscow Has Suddenly Been Filled With Tacky, Terrible Art.” [The New Yorker]

BERLIN

Laura Lamiel at Silberkuppe in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

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