Morning Links

Morning Links: Private Jet Edition


Not a plane: Édouard Manet’s Boating, 1874.COURTESY METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART

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The Market

Nathaniel Mary Quinn is now represented by Gagosian, where he’ll have a show at the Beverly Hills location in the fall. His work will also appear in Gagosian’s Rembrandt-centered group exhibition in London next month. [ARTnews]

Speaking of London, William Blake watercolors that a Glasgow bookshop sold for £50 apiece and that later went at “Sotheby’s for a total of over $6 million will be shown in a Tate exhibition” in the fall, Martin Bailey reports. [The Art Newspaper]

Museums

Among the lenders to “Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art are Paul McCartney, Yoko Ono, Jimmy Page, and financier Leon Black. [Bloomberg]

For a celebratory dinner at the Shed in New York on Sunday night, former mayor, philanthropist, and collector Michael Bloomberg sported “a Ralph Lauren stars-and-stripes sweater under a blazer with a flag pin.” [The New York Times]

Here’s a first look at the Shed. [ARTnews]

Scott Reyburn: “The Saatchi Gallery, Britain’s best-known and most popular private museum of cutting-edge contemporary art, is now operating as a nonprofit after a downturn in business and a decline in visitor numbers.” [The New York Times]

Berlin’s Jewish Museum said that it will no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, but it has no plans to rename its Sackler Staircase. [The Art Newspaper]

The Dayton Art Institute in Ohio is toasting its 100th anniversary. [WYSO]

Artists

Elizabeth Block sat down for a conversation with Lynne Tillman, whose novel American Genius, A Comedy has just been reprinted. [The Brooklyn Rail]

Ross Bleckner, a veteran of the Mary Boone Gallery, will have a show at Petzel in Chelsea later this month, his first in New York in five years. [Petzel]

“He built a Holocaust memorial by a far-right leader’s home. Now he’s under investigation.” Katrin Bennhold reports from Germany. [The New York Times]

Criticism

Activist and documentary filmmaker Abigail Disney, the granddaughter of Roy O. Disney, discussed wealth with The Cut. Disney: “If I were queen of the world, I would pass a law against private jets, because they enable you to get around a certain reality.” [The Cut]

Food critic Robert Sietsema has updated his essential guide to “tasty Thai restaurants” in New York. Two are located quite close to a number of galleries on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. [Eater]

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