Morning Links: Sitter Edition

225px hockney a bigger splash Morning Links: Sitter EditionDavid Hockney joins British Order of Merit. [The Guardian]

“When the Sitter’s an Artist” [WSJ]

Street art documents the Arab Spring. [The Art Newspaper]

Francois Pinaut’s Urs Fischer show “raises eyebrows.” [The Art Newspaper]

In case you missed it: Bloomberg breaks down the year’s most expensive auction results. [Bloomberg]