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Morning Links: Adam Lindemann Edition

Lindemann. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Lindemann.

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AUCTIONS

Collector and dealer Adam Lindemann gets profiled. In addition to critiquing the auctions in real time here, he also discusses founding his galleries Venus Over Manhattan and Venus Over Los Angeles. [The New York Times]

Three insurance companies and one dealer’s lawsuits against Christie’s storage facilities, over damage resulting from negligence during Hurricane Sandy, wage on. Who’s really liable here? [The Art Newspaper]

CRIME

A South Carolina professor has helped solve the theft of ten paintings and seven prints valued at $1 million. The works, which previously made an appearance on Antiques Roadshow, include a set of folio prints by John James Audobon. [WYFF Greenville]

GERTRUDE VANDERBILT WHITNEY

Starting on June 3, anyone can tour Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney’s West Eighth Street studios, where contemporary artists of both genders and multiple races were given a shot at starting their career. The studios are also the former headquarters of the Whitney Museum. [The New York Times]

PHOTOGRAPHY

Google has made a camera that creates ultra-high-resolution images of art and can ultimately preserve works. Unimaginatively titled the Art Camera, it’s already scanned 200 works. [The Verge]

Ahead of an upcoming show at the Met Breuer, have a look at Diane Arbus’s gorgeous black-and-white photographs of urbanity’s outsiders. [The New Yorker]

Moyra Davey at Murray Guy in New York. [Contemporary Art Daily]

CELEBRITY ART DEPARTMENT

“Jessica Simpson and Ashlee Simpson have been immortalized in the fine arts.” The artist behind all this: their father. [Page Six]

EXTRAS

A number of Banksy works will go on view in Rome at the Palazzo Cipolla, in a Banksy-unauthorized show. Many of these works have never been shown in public before. [BBC News]

BMW has debuted a car modeled after a Giacomo Balla painting of lamppost. Per a press release, “The revolutionary color technique and the advent of electricity in the 1900s are strictly linked to the future technology of the BMW i8.” [Tech Insider]

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