Tag Archives: van Gogh

Map of ancient Rome.


Morning Links: Ancient Rome Edition

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van Gogh's The Harvest (1888), which hangs in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.


Police Arrest Man Asking $17 M. for Fake Study of van Gogh’s ‘The Harvest’

The BBC reported that Dutch police have apprehended a man accused of attempting to sell a fake study of van Gogh’s The Harvest (1888). The suspect’s identity has not been revealed due to Dutch privacy laws, but the police said … Read More

The mosque.

Morning Links: Christoph Büchel’s Mosque Edition

Christoph Büchel’s Venice Biennale mosque is officially closed to the public, due to safety risks. [The Art Newspaper]Artist Eric Fishl is leaving Mary Boone Gallery after 30 years. [The Art Newspaper]Christopher P. Heuer has been named associate director of the Clark … Read More

DIA's interior hall.


Morning Links: Detroit Institute of Arts ‘Tiptoes Into Art Auction Market’ Edition

“Night Lights at Wave Hill,” a $250,000 show celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Hudson River estate in Riverdale, features work by Chris Doyle and runs through May 24. [The New York Times]A just-released letter from Prince Charles to UK government ministers … Read More

Suspects in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist. 


Morning Links: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Heist Edition

Ads for menswear designer Patrik Ervell’s S/S 2015 collection will show previously unseen photographs by the late photographer Peter Hujar instead of clothing. [T Magazine]The 90-piece art collection of the late former chairman of Goldman Sachs, John Whitehead, will be the main feature at Christie’s … Read More

The top half of Lynda Benglis's advertisement in the November 1974 issue of Artforum.


Morning Links: Lynda Benglis Edition

Find out what art icon Lynda Benglis has been up to in this interview with The Art Newspaper. (Hint: Benglis is currently showing work at the Hepworth Wakefield in Yorkshire until July 1, and has an exhibition of outdoor sculpture coming up at … Read More


Fighting for Their Rights

The modernist masterpieces of Sergei Shchukin and Ivan Morozov were nationalized by the Bolsheviks and are now on view in a celebrated and controversial exhibition at London’s Royal Academy. The heirs’ efforts to compel the Russian state to provide them with “reasonable compensation” has become an international legal and political issue. Read More

After The Scream was stolen from the Munch Museum, this reproduction appeared at the Guggenheim—as part of a 2006 campaign launching dark chocolate M&M’s. A reward of 2 million M&M’s was offered for the picture’s recovery.

‘The Scream,’ the Thief, and the 2 Million M&M’s

Stolen masterpieces are priceless and worthless at the same time—they’re too hot to sell, and have limited use as collateral. But one criminal tried to use them to sweeten his sentence. Read More