Morning Links: Gonzo Edition

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Glenn Lowry, in a profile, says he’ll leave MoMA in six years. [NYT]

One of the art dealers allegedly at the center of the Knoedler forgery scandal, Jose Carlos Bergantiños Diaz, has been arrested in Spain. [NYT]

Annie Leibovitz on Miley Cyrus and her new book, which costs $2,500 and “comes with its own table.”[Los Angeles Times] Read More


Morning Links: Marzipan Edition


“The art world we deserve?” Collector and academic Harald Falckenberg on the art market. [Financial Times]

“Mass produced and quickly resold, ‘Flip Art’ is about the nearest thing today to a coherent movement. [NYT]

Looking to avoid pesky sales and use taxes on your recently acquired artwork? A loan to a willing museum in New Hampshire, Oregon, Alaska, Montana and Delaware can handle that. [NYT] Read More


Morning Links: Life Savings Edition


Creditors are pressuring the Detroit Institute of Arts to sell work from its collection, lining up $2 billion in bids for the museum’s collection. The city has proposed transferring the institution to a nonprofit in exchange for about $800 million from nonprofits. [Detroit Free Press] 

When SFMOMA reopens after it’s expansion and renovation in 2016, it is Read More