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Morning Links: Marina Abramovic and Ulay Trial Recap Edition

Abramović and Ulay during Abramović's The Artist Is Present performance at MoMA. YOUTUBE

Abramović and Ulay during Abramović’s The Artist Is Present performance at MoMA.


Abramović and Ulay

Following last week’s conclusion of the legal battle between Marina Abramović and her former partner and artistic collaborator Ulay–in which a Dutch court ordered Abramović to dole out €250,000 ($282,000) to Ulay as payment for sales stemming from past artistic collaborations between the two–comes this analysis of the case from art historian and journalist Noah Carney and Dutch lawyer Edgar Tijhuis. [Salon]

Old Masters

A 300-year-old painting by the Old Master Jacob Jordaens, potentially valued at £3 million ($3.88 million), has been discovered in a storeroom in Swansea, England. [The Independent]


Six bottles of 1998 Petrus wine out of the Pomerol region of Bordeaux, Frances, have the potential to sell for upwards of $15,470 at an upcoming Sotheby’s sale in Hong Kong next weekend. [Bloomberg]

Legendary Christie’s gavel master Hugh Edmeades is going independent. [Antiques Trade Gazette]


Award-winning Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook passed away last week. [National Post]


On 18-year-old Catherine Conley, the first American to train in Cuba’s storied ballet system. [CNN]

Horse Talk

Here is the great website on how twelve horses “ignited the Arte Povera movement.” []

Scene Reports

A photo of Alex Rodriguez and Jeff Koons together. [Twitter]

A dispatch from the Ryan McNamara-organized “Back to School” benefit, which happened last Friday at MoMA PS1 in Queens. [W Magazine]

Documentation of the group exhibition “The Keeper” at New Museum. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Photos from Grace Anderson’s show “Diary of Dreams” at Punk Cafe in Melbourne. [Sex Magazine]

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