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: Giuseppe Penone Edition

Installation view of Penone's 2013 show at Goodman in Paris. (Courtesy Marian Goodman)

Khaled Jarrar—a Palestinian artist featured in “Here and Elsewhere,” the New Museum’s Arab art exhibition that opens today—was prevented from traveling to New York by Israeli authorities. [The Art Newspaper]

“Corcoran Gallery responds to lawsuit trying to block takeover deal.” [Los Angeles Times]

Hauser & Wirth opened its new space in Somerset, England, to the public yesterday. [The Art Newspaper] 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