Morning Links: Van Gogh and Patti Smith Edition

smith Morning Links: Van Gogh and Patti Smith Edition

Patti Smith. (Photo courtesy Patrick McMullan Company)

Museum of Modern Art director Glenn Lowry explains the deal he struck with the High Museum, which will send six MoMA-sourced exhibitions down to Atlanta over the course of four years. He declined to discuss the financial arrangement, but said, “There is of course a considerable fee that the High is providing us.” [Atlanta Journal-Constitution]

60 Minutes investigates a new theory about the death of Vincent Van Gogh. [60 Minutes]

Reporting on Frieze, The Financial Times confirms that German painter Albert Oehlen just opened his last show with London dealer Thomas Dane, since he is moving over to Gagosian. [FT]

Here’s Linda Yoblonsky’s Scene & Herd recap of the activity at and surrounding the Frieze Art Fair. A sample: “Aitken greeted guests as if he were on fire, taking them around his two-story exhibition at Miro with an infectious enthusiasm…”: [Artforum]

Louis Lang’s Return of the 69th (Irish) Regiment, N.Y.S.M. From the Seat of War, er, returns to the New York Historical Society after being restored and reframed. [NYT]

Carol Kino profiles Japanese artist Tabaimo, whose “danDAN” exhibition is on view at the James Cohan Gallery through October 29. [NYT]

Times film critic A.O. Scott spoke with Patti Smith, who has a show opening at the Wadsworth Atheneum on October 21. Said Ms. Smith, of her relation to some of her artistic heroes: “It’s not that I have low self-esteem. I feel magnified by these people. I had a very good conversation with Allen Ginsberg about this very thing. He was like me, in his own way. He felt that he walked with Blake and Whitman.” [T Magazine].

Sotheby’s London will sell a drawing by Nat Tate, an artist that Abigail R. Esman notes never existed. [Forbes]

Tomas Saraceno’s new exhibition in Berlin involves giant bubbles, exotic plants. [Reuters]