Tuesday Links

by Whitney Kimball on December 11, 2012 · 0 comments Massive Links

A silkscreen from Bob Dylan's second Gagosian solo show

  • In case you haven’t read it yet, Greg Allen, in a whirlwind of dynamo art investigation, solves the mystery behind Bob Dylan’s paintings. He builds his case from a year of interviews, press statements, his own work with the Chinese paint mills, and the Todd Haynes movie. It’s really good. [greg.org]
  • Feeling newly empowered by the events of the last week, the Cooper Union students abandoned their lock-in. They now plan to implement the Cooper Union community’s right to vote out board members. [Hyperallergic]
  • The redesign plans for Jean Nouvel’s MoMA skyscraper, Tower Verre, have been released. They had to chop 200 feet off the top, possibly fearing that it would cast a shadow over Central Park in the winter. It’s still a soaring architectural monstrosity. [Curbed]
  • C-Monster’s Pablo Picasso GIF [cmonstah.tumblr.com]
  • The 2013 Texas Biennial curators have been announced. [D Magazine]
  • Hooray for the UK government, for scrapping a bill that would have required ISPs to store browsing history and email details for over a year. They felt that the Draft Communications Data Bill, which would have allowed police to view your shit without a warrant, would be an unnecessary level of surveillance. [Verge]
  • Blake Gopnik was one of the many fired from the “bloodbath” at Newsweek. [ARTinfo]
  • You can still read him at blakegopnik.com.

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