Morning Links: ‘Real Estate Show’ Edition

'Real Estate Show' poster by Becky Howland. (Courtesy the artist/98 Bowery)

John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie, who all resigned from L.A. MOCA’s board during Jeffrey Deitch’s tenure as director have returned. Mark Grotjahn is also joining the group. [Los Angeles Times]

Richard Prince and Patrick Cariou have reached a settlement in their long-running legal battle. [NYT]

“A French family is petitioning for a referendum in a Swiss city in its efforts to regain a painting by John Constable that was seized during World War II.” The museum actually admits the work was looted, but says that it accepted the work in good faith and is not obligated to return it. [NYT] Read More


Morning Links: Missing Klimt Edition

Portrait of a Woman by Gustav Klimt.

That fierce legal battle among directors of the Cy Twombly Foundation appears to have been settled. [NYT

Police reopen Gustav Klimt theft case 17 years later, hoping advances in DNA technology will help them find the missing painting. [The Guardian]

Egypt has requested that the United States restrict the importation of Egyptian antiquities because of looting that has occurred since the 2011 Arab Spring. [NYT] Read More