10 interesting links from around the Web #021

From my daily browsing and reading time, I selected ten links that I found interesting both in the cultural and digital realms (and at their intersection). As you will see, the subjects vary from reading suggestions, to forgery, to unbuilt Frank Lloyd Wright structures. This is a weekly feature, on every Monday. I hope you enjoy it.

  1. The Most Enticing Exhibitions of 2023
    This year’s biggest exhibitions include career-defining presentations from Sarah Sze and Isaac Julien, along with blockbuster shows by Marina Abramović and Dana Schutz.
  2. What to Read This Winter
    From the science fiction of N.K. Jemisin to the final essays of Janet Malcolm, members of the frieze team select the books they’re most excited about this season
  3. What Rights Do Artists Have When Their Work Is Destroyed?
    A string of recent mural removals raises important questions about how public artworks are protected and what recourse, if any, exists for artists in the event of their destruction.
  4. A Spanish Collector Is on Trial for Forging Artworks by Chillida, Lichtenstein, and Munch—Then Consigning Them to Auction Houses
    The accused could face six years in prison for intellectual property theft and fraud related to the falsification of at least 15 works of art.
  5. Nan Goldin documentary is a gritty tale of addiction, resilience, and battles with the Sackler family
    Released in the UK on 27 January, ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ by director Laura Poitras chronicles acclaimed photographer Nan Goldin’s complex life, work, and tireless activism to hold power to account.
  6. See Scores of Unbuilt Frank Lloyd Wright Structures That Have Been Computer-Rendered With Incredible Realism
    David Romero uses modeling software to show how the celebrated architect’s unbuilt projects, like a mile-high tower in Chicago, might have turned out.
  7. Virgin Mary and Christ diptych, stolen during Second World War, returned to Poland
    The paintings, from the workshop of the Flemish master Dieric Bouts, were transferred from the Museo Provincial de Pontevedra in Spain to Gołuchów Castle
  8. Venice Biennale 2024: all the national pavilions, artists and curators announced so far
    The latest news of the key players taking part in the 60th International Art Exhibition
  9. How Ugo Rondinone turned Roger Federer into a secret flying sculpture (spoiler: includes underwear)
    Who knew that the Swiss tennis superstar Roger Federer had secretly modelled for a major work by Ugo Rondinone?
  10. Dua Lipa shows off her new Damien Hirst butterfly prints inspired by female rulers through history
    The pop star has acquired four works from Hirst’s NFT collection “The Empresses”

If, during your travels through the Wild Wild Web you find a link that catches your attention, let me know. I’ll take a look and, if I also find it interesting, it will make the following week’s list.

Image: Nan in the bathroom with Bea Boston, 1970s, from ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ (credit: Nan Goldin)

By | 2023-02-01T15:17:03+01:00 January 30th, 2023|Culture, Digital|0 Comments

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