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Morning Links: Pop Edition

“Marjorie Strider, sly Pop artist, is dead at 83.” [The New York Times] The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, hauled in $2.3 million this weekend, “thanks in large part to the programming surrounding Malcolm Rogers’ 20 years as the MFA’s … Read More


Morning Links: Breakdancing Edition

“Louvre director plans its grand revamp.” [The Art Newspaper] In an impressive reporting performance, Katya Kazakina at Bloomberg explains why three paintings owned by Rachel “Bunny” Mellon won’t appear in upcoming auctions. The three works, two by Mark Rothko and … Read More


Retrospective: The Louvre’s Art Protection during World War I

And other excerpts from our coverage 100, 75, 50, and 25 years ago Read More


Morning Links: Construction Edition

The board of the performing arts center planned for ground zero has scuttled the design for the building by Frank Gehry. Said Gehry: “They should do what they want. I don’t want to go where I’m not wanted.” [The New … Read More

Open Sesame: Art Events in New York
A detail of a work by van der Stokker.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND KOENIG & CLINTON

9 Openings to Attend in New York This Week

September 4–7, 2014 Read More


Morning Links: Jimmy Page Edition

MoMA PS1’s James Turrell has been closed for over a year, pending renovations. Lots of fascinating moving parts on this one. [The New York Times] The Center for Maine Contemporary Art is set to begin work on a new $2.5 … Read More


Morning Links: Air of Exclusivity Edition

Detroit’s bankruptcy trial begins today, “and the fate of the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) hangs in the balance.” [The Art Newspaper] Indian writers declare Louise Blouin “an international fraud.” [New York Post] “[V]isits to numerous galleries and interviews with … Read More

Clams baking.8 KOME/FLICKR

Morning Links: Clam Bake Edition

Here’s an interview in which Gilbert and George discuss the changing world, ahead of two new shows in Paris and London: “Mr. Passmore: We saw this very nice chap in a hooded sweatshirt walking in our neighborhood and asked to … Read More


Morning Links: Free Gold Edition

“[T]he Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas-Austin has received what can only be seen in the museum world as a windfall in the gift of 120 modern and contemporary Latin American artworks from Houstonians Charles and Judy … Read More


Morning Links: Salmon Edition

Private sales reportedly proliferate in China: “…earlier this year Christie’s took one of its star lots, a large Chinese archaic bronze vessel believed to be around 3,000 years old, off the auction block to sell directly to a group of … Read More


Morning Links: Posthumous Edition

“A collection of 548 photographs taken by Edward Weston and printed posthumously by his son Cole Weston — the only person Weston authorized to print from his negatives — will be auctioned by Sotheby’s in New York on Sept. 30. … Read More

A Fairey design.

Morning Links: Expectations Edition

Graphic designer/street artist Shepard Fairey decries New York’s cost of living — saying that it’s too expensive for artists — at an event at Soho House sponsored by Hennessy. [New York Post] Here’s a profile of painter Richard Estes: “Art collectors … Read More

Features Retrospective
February 1960

Salvador Dalí on Henri Cartier-Bresson

The Surrealist weighs in on four photos Read More

Installation view of '13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol and the 1964 World's Fair' at the Queens Museum.PETER DRESSEL

Morning Links: Most Wanted Men Edition

“A second plaintiff has come forward with a fraud claim against Germany’s most prominent art adviser, Helge Achenbach, according to the Handelsblatt. The state prosecutor, Anette Milk would only confirm on Thursday that a second claimant had been registered but … Read More