Morning Links

Morning Links: Lauren Halsey Edition

Eugène Delacroix, Tiger Lying in the Desert, 1846.



In Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum is hosting “Hockney/Van Gogh” celebrating both artists different but similar admiration for the natural world–Hockney’s more brusque, Van Gogh’s more muted. [New York Times]

“Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)”, an oratorio composed as a response to the photography of, and 1990 controversy around, Robert Mapplethorpe, will be performed at  the Los Angeles Philharmonic at Walt Disney Concert Hall. [Los Angeles Times]

Gohar Dashti has been making surreal photographic portraits in the Iranian desert. [The Guardian]


Lauren Halsey is the winner of this year’s Frieze Art Award in New York. [ARTnews]

The Louvre has been in heated negotiations with the Italian cultural ministry in efforts to borrow paintings by Leonardo da Vinci for an upcoming exhibition. As of yesterday, the presidents of each country will meet. [DW]

Miami’s ArtCenter/South Florida is moving to a new location at 72nd Street and changing its name to Oolite Arts, opening in 2022. [Miami Herald]


Mockumentary series Documentary Now will tackle Marina Abramovic’s “The Artist Is Present,” and Cate Blanchett is set to play the artist. [Vanity Fair]

A look into the way sound affects us, and the way it is affected by its surroundings, from sound art to muzak to white noise. [The New Yorker]

Lee Bontecou’s home and studio complex in western Pennsylvania is for sale with a $5 million asking price. [ARTnews]

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