News & links from Metropolis M & co.
The museum dedicated to Princess Diana will close next year and her sons Prince William and Prince Harry will be taking possession of her belongings. DR - 08.05.13
Frieze Art Fair is coming to town. Art Fag City is fully prepared: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Fairs DR - 08.05.13
Maria Lassnig and Marisa Merz 06.05.13
Maria Lassnig and Marisa Merz will be the recipients of the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 55th International Art Exhibition – Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace) (Venice, Giardini and Arsenale, June 1– November 24, 2013).
Josef Strau on Mike Kelley (Artforum). DR - 01.05.13
This is a love letter to Brussels. DR - 01.05.13
Opening soon Frieze Art Fair New York. This year Frieze Projects is continuing last year's tradition of remembering a legendary New York spot by having artists cook as a tribute to FOOD, the restaurant Gordon Matta-Clark, Tina Girouard, Carol Gooden and others ran in Soho beginning in 1971 at 127 Prince Street. (It’s a Lucky Jeans store now.) DR - 27.04.13
US court rules in favour of Richard Prince in copyright appeal. A three-judge panel finds that most of the works in the artist’s “Canal Zone” series, which include appropriated images of Jamaican Rastafarians by the photographer Patrick Cariou, are “transformative”. DR - 26.04.13
Turner prize 2013 shortlist takes a mischievous turn. A streak of subversive humour runs through the work of Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Tino Sehgal, Laure Prouvost and David Shrigley – all nominated for this year's £40,000 art prize. DR - 25.04.13
As more and more people get their information and do their research online, often from the comfort of their own couches, the future of public libraries seems very much up for the debate these days. Research shows: Libraries aren't irrelevant yet.Not in the USA at least. DR - 25.04.13