Morning Links: The Artists on Artists Edition

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Still from Hirst tour video. (Courtesy 'The Guardian')

Damien Hirst takes on his retrospective in a guided video tour. “I completely hated them when I made them.” [Guardian]

R. Crumb gets canonical. [NYT]

Franco on Franco at LA MoCA. [LA Times]

On Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence. [FT]

A look at the rehabilitation of the French contemporary art scene, which, in its own best interest, is getting less intellectual. [LA Times]

A new rainbow mural by Jason Woodside goes up on Kenmare in the L.E.S., timed with New Museum show “CNNCTD+100.” [Bowery Boogie]

The 1stdibs art and antiques site now has 1,200 dealers. [Financial Times]

“Eva And Franco Mattes Disrupt Gallery Norms With Stolen Art Exhibition.” [HuffPost]

Kaspar König offers advice for young curators: “I’d recommend you look at what’s not being done, and what can be prevented.” [Artforum]

In case you missed it: Holland Cotter went to Africa over the weekend. [NYT]

Artists readies show wherein he memorializes his dead father all over Manhattan (at Katz’s, playing skeeball, etc.). [WSJ]