Morning Links: Worker Bee Edition

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Holland Cotter tackles Frieze New York: “Now artists, whether they know it or not, are worker bees in an art-industrial hive. Directed by dealers and collectors who dress like stylish accountants, they turn out predictable product for high-profile, high-volume fairs like Frieze.” [NYT]

Sotheby’s locked-out art handlers are expected to be protesting at the auction house’s annual shareholder meeting tomorrow in New York. [Bloomberg]

The “Belgian food baron” Guy Ullens will sell works from his extensive collection of contemporary Chinese art through Beijing dealer Hadrien de Montferrand at the Hong Kong art fair. [Financial Times]

The Art Gallery of Western Australia strikes a three-year deal with MoMA that will have works from “Picasso to Warhol” headed to Perth. [ABC News]

Man who thought he owns Robert Indiana sculptures discovers that he does not, sues Robert Indiana. [AP]

In case you missed it: the family of Richard Diebenkorn says it expressed early doubt over practices at Knoedler & Company. [NYT]

Anish Kapoor’s Orbit tower, the tallest public sculpture in Britain, goes up at Olympic Park. [Guardian]

Roberta Smith on David Weiss, who died in April. [NYT]

Karen Kilimnik’s work goes on view at the Brant Foundation. [WSJ]

Morning Links: Worker Bee Edition