Morning Links

Morning Links: Donald Judd Edition

Donald Judd, Untitled, 1980–84, concrete.



Lynette Yiadom-Boakye and the collective Postcommodity have won the Carnegie International’s Carnegie Prize and Fine Prize, respectively. Each award comes with $10,000. [ARTnews]

Chirstophe Girard, deputy mayor of Paris, announced that Jeff Koons’s controversial Bouquet of Tulips sculpture will be installed in the gardens of the Petit Palais. [ARTnews]


A new space designed by architect Tadao Ando called Wrightwood 659 has opened in Chicago. Its inaugural exhibition is “Ando and Le Corbusier: Masters of Architecture.” [The New York Times]

A show focusing on Rhizome’s Net Art Anthology program will open at the New Museum in January and later tour internationally. According to the organization’s website, the exhibition “will reflect on the process of narrating archives and histories of online artistic practice.” [Rhizome]

Conservation & Restoration

As part of its Keeping It Modern initiative, the Getty Foundation will give more than $1.7 million in grants toward the conservation of 11 structures in Cuba, Lebanon, Ireland, and other locations. [The Art Newspaper]

Over the next few years, the Judd Foundation will renovate six of its buildings in and near Marfa, Texas. The project—which is slated to be completed in 2020—will add 26,500 square feet of new program space, and Judd’s architectural models, drawings, and furniture will go on view. The artist once said, “The space surrounding my work is crucial to it: As much thought has gone into the installation as into a piece itself.” [The New York Times]


The Guardian reports, “The British Museum is launching an initiative intended to counter the perception that its collections derive only from looted treasures.” [The Guardian]


Christie’s is selling a property in Pound Ridge, New York, that was previously owned by the late William Rubin, who served as director of paintings and sculptures at MoMA, and his wife, Phyllis Hattis, a curator and art adviser. The 9,358-square-foot home on Mallard Lake is listed for $6.5 million. [Instagram]


A new monograph titled Public Matters features Janet Delaney’s photographs of life in San Francisco’s Mission District in the 1980s. [The New Yorker]

Here’s a Q&A with Nadya Tolokonnikova, a founding member of the activist group Pussy Riot, whose new book is called Read & Riot: A Pussy Riot Guide to Activism. “There are a lot of politicians and a lot of artists, but these worlds aren’t often combined, and I can’t understand it—to me, this is the most exciting thing in life,” she said in the interview. [Vogue]


The winner of the biannual Art Generator Initiative wants to build a yellow canopy that would power 900 homes in Melbourne, Australia. [Atlas Obscura]

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