Morning Links

Morning Links: Freestyle Skier Edition

Leo Gestel, Altenberg (Ertsgebergte), 1923.



The 2019 show at the Met Costume Institute will be titled “Camp: Notes on Fashion,” referencing Susan Sontag’s 1964 essay “Notes on ‘Camp.’ ” [The New York Times]

Jillian Steinhauer reports on For Freedoms, the organization placing billboards designed by artists throughout the United States in the run-up to the midterm elections. [The Art Newspaper]

The Storm King Art Center in Mountainville, New York, has commissioned Sarah Sze to create a permanent sculpture. It will be unveiled in 2020. [The New York Times]


The intrepid reporter Holly Williams attended a full 24-hour screening of Christian Marclay’s The Clock at Tate Modern. “You can’t lose track of time, and yet somehow it runs away from you,” she writes. [The New York Times]

The director Frederick Wiseman, who’s known for his in-depth examinations of topics like Central Park, the National Gallery in London, and the Panama Canal Zone, has a new film, Monrovia, Indiana, and says of his working process, which involves editing down more than 100 hours of footage, “It’s like a sculptor finding the statue under the stone.” [The Paris Review]

The Talent

Joseph Antenucci Becherer, the founding director and curator of sculpture at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has been hired as director of the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. [Press Release]

Art Dubai has named Chloe Vaitsou as its international director. She was previously head of audience development for Frieze Fairs. [The Art Newspaper]

Yucef Merhi has been tapped to be curator of digital collections at the Wolfsonian at Florida International University in Miami Beach. The artist and curator is the first person to hold the newly created position. [Artforum]


The Nolita branch of the bookstore McNally Jackson, which has one of the more robust collections of art books and periodicals in New York, will move out of its space next June and, according to its founder, Sarah McNally, head to a new location nearby. “Keeping McNally Jackson alive is a responsibility I take very seriously,” McNally said.
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The Onion has the latest on Banksy. [The Onion]


Video: “Freestyle skier completes parkour course in Switzerland, after 53 attempts.” Grab a fresh cup of coffee, and enjoy. [Reuters/Twitter]

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