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Morning Links: Postwar German Art–Loving Collectors Edition

Wolfgang Tillmans, whose work is expected to be one the major lots in an upcoming Sotheby's sale, and who is now the subject of a Tate Modern retrospective. VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

Wolfgang Tillmans, whose work is expected to be one the major lots in an upcoming Sotheby’s sale, and who is now the subject of a Tate Modern retrospective.

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Collecting

In the next major contemporary art sale at Sotheby’s, more than a quarter of the lots are by German postwar artists. The trend, one specialist at the auction house said, comes from collectors dealing with trauma and oppression. [The Guardian]

A look inside The Daily Show writer David Angelo’s art collection, which includes a Fred Tomaselli painting made from prescription pills. [Toronto Life]

German Artists

In an ongoing dispute between Anselm Kiefer and Beijing’s Central Academy of Fine Arts, where the painter had an exhibition that he claimed not to have authorized, the show’s organizer, Beate Reifenscheid, is saying that he limited her curatorial freedom. [The Art Newspaper]

Ahead of his Tate Modern retrospective, which opens to the public tomorrow, here’s a profile of photographer Wolfgang Tillmans. [The Guardian]

Successes and Failures

The Global Fine Arts Awards have named this year’s winning shows, among them the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art’s “Rauschenberg in China” exhibition and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Pergamon survey. [Quartz]

Three college students have successfully foiled one man’s attempt to steal five paintings from Shelton, Connecticut’s Galerie d’Orsay earlier this month. [NBC Connecticut]

Beyond the Gallery

The Hague in the Netherlands is celebrating the legacy of the De Stijl art movement with a number of Piet Mondrian–themed public art installations. [PSFK]

The Queens Museum has been making an effort to involve its neighborhood through various outreach programs. [NextCity]

In Print and Online

Caroline D’Arcy Gorman discusses Drøme, her new magazine that’s intended to highlight the art world’s queer feminist voices. [i-D]

According to one report, .ART domain names cost 757 percent more than similar ones, like .PHOTO and .STUDIO. [Art F City]

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