Morning Links: The ‘Rebel’ in Bed Edition

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Courtesy LA Times

Hilarie M. Sheets profiles Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra, whose first major American retrospective comes to the Guggenheim in June. [NYT]

Report: Jennifer Lopez may play the Met’s Costume Gala. [WWD]

MOCA responds to questions and accusations about “being in bed” with James Franco and antiques dealer JF Chen with regard to its decision to stage its “Rebel” exhibition at JF Chen’s, by saying that Mr. Chen is an “in-kind donor” who “made the space available for the project at a reduced rate.” [LA Times]

Hari Kunzuru makes up for being late to the Hirst-hating party by slamming the artist’s work with extra vigor… [Guardian UK]

…and Marion Maneker slams the article, which he says ” would have earned the writer derision had he published it as fiction.” [AMM]

The cafe at the New York Historical Society gets a Tables for Two writeup. [The New Yorker]

Here is Eric Banks’s lovely write-up of the New Museum’s triennial. [NYRB]

Some woman spent almost 20 years building Kevin Costner 17 giant bison sculptures that weigh more than a ton each for a proposed resort in South Dakota that was never built and now says her career is over because of it. [WSJ]

Here’s a video of Cerith Wyn Evans writing the lyrics to Jimi Hendrix’s Voodoo Chile in the sky with fireworks. [Guardian UK]