Morning Links: Liz Taylor and Tracey Emin Edition

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Yuko Hasegawa has been named curator of the 2013 Sharjah Biennial. [The National]

The Wall Street Journal explores plans for a new complex in Hong Kong that will house art galleries, a theater and public space. [WSJ]

New York says that spending on arts education was up slightly over the past year, despite tough budget situation. [NYT/Schoolbook]

Phyllida Barlow wins the 2012 Aachen Art Prize [Artforum]

Tracey Emin to become a professor of drawing at the Royal Academy. [BBC]

Liz Taylor’s pearl sells for $11.8 million. [Bloomberg]

Here is an interview with Christie’s chief executive Steven Murphy. [The Art Newspaper]

Indefatigable art critic Jonathan Jones examines Leonardo da Vinci’s skull. [The Guardian]

The Jewish Museum explores New York’s Photo League in a new exhibition. [WSJ]