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Morning Links: Jose Clemente Orozco Edition

orozco 2 Morning Links: Jose Clemente Orozco Edition

Jose Clemente Orozco's 1932-34 mural "Gods of the Modern World." (Courtesy Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College)

Annie Leibovitz took home the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles’s Award to Distinguished Women in Beverly Hills, Calif., yesterday. [Boston Globe]

The Renzo Piano-designed Nasher Museum in Dallas is suffering from excessive glare because of a neighboring condo building. And this: “The artist James Turrell also insisted that the Nasher shut down his installation “Tending, (Blue)” because its roof aperture was meant to reveal open sky, not a skyscraper. [NYT]

A Times reporter takes the nude tour—yes, literally in the nude—at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. [NYT]

Lee Rosenbaum on the Hood Museum’s exhibition “Men of Fire: José Clemente Orozco and Jackson Pollock.” [WSJ]

Here’s an interview win Annabel Seldorf who is working on a David Zwirner’s new West 20th Street gallery. [Bloomberg Businessweek]

Greg Allen has uncovered some new details in his hunt for a Jasper Johns flag that went missing from Robert Rauschenberg’s Short Circuit combine. [Greg.org]

Your quotation of the day, courtesy of Jeff Koons. [@artnet]

Two men (28 and 15 years old) were arrested for the theft of Chinese art at Fitzwilliam museum in Cambridge. [BBC]

Comparing Picassos to jumbo jets. [Art Market Monitor]

Interview with Francoise Mouly, art editor of The New Yorker, about Blown Covers, a book that collects the covers—by Art Speigelman, Chris Ware and more—that didn’t make it into The New Yorker. [NPR]

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