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Morning Links: William Eggleston Edition

William Eggleston, Untitled, ca. 1983–86. COURTESY THE EGGLESTON ARTISTIC TRUST AND DAVID ZWIRNER

William Eggleston, Untitled, ca. 1983–86.

COURTESY THE EGGLESTON ARTISTIC TRUST AND DAVID ZWIRNER

NEW YORK

William Eggleston is now represented by David Zwirner. “Eggleston is really a living legend of American art,” Zwirner said. [The New York Times]

Roberta Smith: “Few figurative painters are doing what Nicole Eisenman is, jumping back and forth among starkly different styles while inviting us to consider an equally broad range of urgent themes.” [The New York Times]

BERLIN

Collector Julia Stoschek opened her new museum in Berlin yesterday with a show of time-based art about the Internet. “What I really tried to do with the collection is to create an image of the social and cultural conditions of the [digital native] generation,” she said. [CNN]

Christopher Williams at Capitain Petzel in Berlin. [Contemporary Art Daily]

CHONGQING

Wang Wei and Liu Yiqian opened their third private museum, in Chongqing, today. “The opening exhibition is about revolutions and their reverberations,” Wang, who is also the museum’s director, said. [The Art Newspaper]

CRIME

Since 2004, the FBI’s art crime team has recovered at least 2,650 artifacts and works of art. [NBC4 Washington]

A woman in Florida is accusing her realtor of helping her ex-husband hide works of art from her. She claims that she’s owed 57 works, including paintings by Matisse and Picasso. [The New York Post]

EXTRAS

Here’s a video about how the wealthy control the art market. And here’s a little twist: the video is produced by Artsy and UBS. [The Atlantic]

Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art and the San Jose Museum of Art are betting over which city’s hockey team will win the Stanley Cup. The loser owes the winner a loaned work of art. [SF Gate]

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