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Leto on the television show My So-Called Life.COURTESY MTV

Morning Links: Jared Leto Edition

A petition about the plan to close outposts of Swedish cultural institutions in the Mediterranean already has thousands of signatures. [The Art Newspaper] Roberta Smith on Chris Ofili at the New Museum [The New York Times] Juliet Mitchell on the … Read More

Allen Jones, Chair, 1969.©Allen Jones/Tate

Morning Links: Allen Jones Edition

Controversial British artist Allen Jones has his first U.K. show in almost 20 years. [The Spectator] Melissa Chiu steps into her new role as director of the Hirshhorn Museum. She’s named Gianni Jetzer, the former Swiss Institute director, curator at … Read More


Morning Links: October 29, 2014

Eli Broad acquired Jordan Wolfson’s cyborg dancer, it turns out, and will soon show it at his museum. [New York Post] Paul Cumins, the artist responsible for the WWI poppy display currently at the Tower of London, lost his finger … Read More

Les Poupées de Paris Pavilion at the 1964 World's Fair.WIKIMEDIA

Morning Links: 1964 World’s Fair Edition

John Richardson discusses his latest Picasso show, about the artist and photography, at Gagosian: “For Mr. Richardson, 90, this is his fifth Picasso exhibition in a series that began at the Gagosian Gallery in 2009. Most have focused on the … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
Ridley Howard, Rooftops, 2014.

11 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

Through November 2, 2014 Read More

The cover of Green Day's third studio album Dookie (1994).

Morning Links: Green Day Edition

The director of the LSU Museum of Art, Jordana Pomeroy, is stepping down to become director of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University in Miami. [The Charlotte Observer] Here’s a profile of the late Sam … Read More

The Liberation of St. Peter by Luca Giordano.COURTESY TOLEDO MUSEUM OF ART

Morning Links: Luca Giordano Edition

The New York Times has an interview with John Auerbach, who’s amping up Christie’s online efforts ahead of the Sotheby’s-eBay partnership: “Our research shows that about 53 percent of those who register to bid online are under the age of … Read More

consumer reports
Jacob Ciocci

Consumer Reports: Jacob Ciocci

“Consumer Reports” is a recurring feature that profiles an artist’s consumption of any and all media throughout one work week. Jacob Ciocci is an artist based in Brooklyn and North Braddock, Pennsylvania, whose performances, videos, and paintings reimagine and reconfigure contemporary … Read More


Morning Links: Nicholas Serota Edition

The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles has elected four new trustees, including artist Mark Bradford. [Los Angeles Times] ArtReview‘s annual Power 100 list is out, and Tate Director Nicholas Serota is at the top, followed by David Zwirner, Iwan … Read More


Morning Links: How to Be a Collector Edition

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery plans a new expansion. [The Art Newspaper] The new Banksy in Bristol has already been vandalized. [The Guardian] Art Basel and the London art school Central St. Martins have collaborated on a course for new collectors. … Read More

Jean-Michel Othoniel, My Bed, 2003.COURTESY THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Morning Links: Jean-Michel Othoniel Edition

An interview with Dave Hickey: “I am retired from the art world. I will never retire from art or writing.” [The Huffington Post] The Smithsonian intends to raise $1.5 billion for its museums [Associated Press] Daniel Arsham releases a new … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
A little taste of von Rydingsvard's work.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND GALERIE LELONG

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

Through Sunday, October 26 Read More


Morning Links: Notorious Bully Edition

Here’s the latest on the legal war between Ron Perelman and Larry Gagosian. Perelman has spent an estimated $3 million, and Gagosian’s lawyer says the collector “is a notorious bully with a well-known history of filing meritless litigations who once … Read More

Frieze London 2014
Sculptures by Amanda Ross-Ho at The Approach in London.

Frieze Week Flashback

A compendium of coverage from London Read More