The Many Lives of Michael Rush, Director of the Eli and Edyth Broad Art Museum

Rush. (Getty Images)

The Eli and Edyth Broad Art Museum at Michigan State University, in Lansing, Mich., is set to open on Saturday, Nov. 10., and City Pulse, an alternative newspaper in the city, just published hefty profiles of many of the museum’s top administrators. They’re all good, long reads, but the portion on the Broad’s director, Michael Rush, is particularly interesting. Read More


Morning Links: Lost-and-Found Klimt Edition

Visitors look at Gustav Klimt's painting "Der Kuss" (The Kiss), 2009. (Courtesy Dieter Nagl/AFP/Getty Images)

Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie followed John Baldessari in resigning from the board of MOCA L.A. Here’s their letter. [L.A. Times]

An early fresco by the artist Gustav Klimt, thought to be lost for good, was allegedly found by a man in his garage in Northern Austria, just as Austria is celebrating the painter’s 150th birthday. Experts say the fresco is most likely by Klimt’s brother Ernst. [The Guardian] Read More