Morning Links: Pop-up Bookstore Edition

Pop-up bookstore at David Zwirner. (Photo Courtesy of David Zwirner)

Another curve ball in the Corcoran Gallery of Art saga down in DC, as a Superior Court approves a formal challenge by current students and employees to delay the perhaps inevitable merger between three Washington art institutions. [NYT]

Damien Hirst’s London art space will open next year, not this year as planned. [The Read More


Morning Links: Gaga Edition

Lady Gaga

Robert Wilson’s 23 video portraits of Lady Gaga, which were shown at the Louvre in November, will finally appear in the U.S. Thank goodness. [NYT]

England’s Northampton Museum and Art Gallery deaccessioned an Egyptian statue at Christie’s to help fund an expansion, and some people are not so happy. Seriously impressive performance, though. Estimated to sell for $7 million to $11 million at Christie’s, it made a handy $27 million. [NYT]

Making zines on the subway! [NYT] Read More


Morning Links: Celestial Charging Station Edition

The UKube-1 satellite. Via YouTube

Kate Sutton at Manifesta in St. Petersburg, where the show’s director, Kasper König, compared the Russian collective Chto Delat?’s “understanding of politics” to “American television series Desperate Housewives.” [Artforum]

Here’s ARTnews’ annual 200 Top Collectors list. [ARTnews]

Here’s Frank Gehry on his proposal to expand the Philadelphia Museum of Art. [AP]

“Acropolis maidens Read More