Morning Links: Jeff Wall Edition

blogdead Morning Links: Jeff Wall Edition

Jeff Wall, "Dead Troops Talk." (Courtesy Christie's)

A senior curator at the Vancouver Art Gallery explains why Jeff Wall’s Dead Troops Talk is worth the $3.6 million a collector paid for it at Christie’s New York.” [Vancouver Sun]

Architect Rafael Moneo wins Spain’s prestigious Prince of Asturias arts award. [Fox News]

The Chicago Tribune profiles a Lego “master builder.” [CT] 

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden gets a new visitor center. [NYT]

Work attributed to an 11-year-old Andy Warhol will go on view in the UK. [Guardian]

A look inside Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence. [WSJ]

Russian billionaire Vladimir Doronin reportedly snagged the Reel Basquiat Warhol at Christie’s Tuesday. [Page Six]

A German newspaper reports that China may be making efforts to keep its artists within the country. [Artforum]

International dealers have joined together to fight legislation related to a over Nazi-stolen Egon Schiele that could have “significant and negative impact on the art market in New York.” [The Art Newspaper]

The Polaroid Project will document the cultural contributions of the quick-drying photos of the now defunct corporation. [The Art Newspaper]

A round-up on reporting of the Sotheby’s sale. [Art Market Monitor]