Morning Links: Portland Edition

Portland in 1938. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

The New York Times profiles Rita Ackermann. [NYT]

Is Portland, Ore., the next art capital? [WSJ]

Maybe an American museum bought The Scream! [Culturegrll]

Stolen art found in Alaska, along with 230 pounds of walrus tusks. [Courthouse News]

Here’s The Times‘ preview of Frieze. [NYT]

Objects in the Met’s Egyptian wing have been temporarily removed due to construction. [The Art Newspaper]

Souren Melikian says that the epic Munch sale means that “the art market has entered a new phase,” and writes of the auction in which it was sold, “It should be noted that while bidders were prodigiously bullish, there was also an element of caprice about prices.” [NYT]

Ed Ruscha’s recalls a minor 1987 controversy in which some protested his use of Spanish words on a commission for the interior of Miami’s public library. [OceanDrive]

The Aperture Foundation has a new director of development. [ArtDaily]

A look at the art fair shake-up as Frieze opens. [Reuters]

MIT will host an art auction. [Boston Herald]

The Voice interviews Courtney Love on the eve of her opening. [Village Voice]

Morning Links: Portland Edition