Morning Links: David Salle in Kansas Edition


David Salle.


The Lives of the Artists

Kara Walker is on the cover of this week’s New York magazine, with the cover photo by her partner, the artist Ari Marcopoulos. She discusses the legacy of A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby (2014) three years after it was erected in the former Domino Sugar Factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and her plans for an upcoming show at Dakis Joannou’s Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art in Hydra. [New York]

David Salle writes about visiting his hometown of Wichita, Kansas, having not gone back in the last 25 years. [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

Here’s a profile of Richard Hambleton, an artist who was peers with Basquiat and the toast of the East Village scene before succumbing to harrowing drug abuse in the 1990s. But he survived, and is now the subject of a documentary premiering at the Tribeca Film festival, with appearances by peers such as Richard Hell. [The New York Post]

Around the Country

A series of galleries in San Francisco, California, are mounting Larry Sultan shows to complement the artist’s exhibition up at SFMOMA. [The San Francisco Chronicle]

The Rochester Art Center in Rochester, Minnesota, is in a state of turmoil following dwindling resources and staff turnover. [The Star Tribune]

18 sculptures were permanently installed throughout Salt Lake City, Utah, following a public art exhibition. [The Salt Lake Tribune]

James Jensen, the curator of contemporary art at the Honolulu Museum of Art, has died. [The Honolulu Star Advertiser]

There’s a work by Maya Lin in a remote part of Washington State that hasn’t gotten much attention. A local nonprofit director admits that they should probably put up some signs. [The Spokesman-Review]

Market Matters

Scott Reyburn looks at the Rodin market on the occasion of a new exhibition of 200 of his works at the Grand Palais in Paris. [The New York Times]

Alexandra Pechman went to the SP-Arte fair in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to see what the dealers brought down. [Artforum]

Phillips poached Lilly Chan from Christie’s, where she was global managing director for Asian art, to be its new managing director of Asia. [Artforum]

News Overseas

Shia LaBeouf is at it again. This time, he’s partnering with the Helsinki museum Kiasma to produce a project where spends a month in a remote cabin in the Finnish countryside. [The Helsinki Times]

The Saatchi Gallery in London has devoted two floors to a gigantic show that explores that most revered mode of expression: the selfie. [The Daily Mail]

Elsewhere in London, the remains of five archbishops of Canterbury were found underneath the Garden Museum. [NBC News]

A number of galleries in Cape Town, South Africa, have returned work by an artist after he was accused of killing a sex worker. [IOL]

Adrian Dannatt files another amusing diary entry from the ship exploring the Antarctic Biennale. [The Art Newspaper]

Artistic Millinery

Here’s a slideshow of notable hats in impressionist paintings. [CBS News]

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