Morning Links: The ‘Convention Art’ Edition

Vik Muniz, ‘Woman Ironing (Isis),’ (2008).  Courtesy Podesta Collection/Mint Museum

Here is a sand sculpture of President Obama, for the Democratic convention in NC. [The Art Newspaper]

Forget, the real growth area is selling fake masterpieces online. [NYT]

At an event he’s hosting during the Democratic National Convention, lobbyist Tony Podesta will show Vik Muniz’s Woman Ironing (Isis), a work of art from Mr. Podesta’s collection. [Bloomberg]

Blake Gopnik says that there are too many shows of Warhol, Picasso and Van Gogh. [Newsweek]

Mark Swed explains how Los Angeles influenced the work of John Cage. [LAT]

The European Parliament in Brussels is showing portraits by Brian Maguire of women murdered in Juarez, Mexico. [ArtDaily]

Why has the newly emerging city of Ørestad, Denmark, decided to break with the master plan that Daniel Libeskind designed, Henry Grabar asks? [The Atlantic]

If you missed it, check out Cecil Beaton’s rare war photography. [The Guardian]

Envoy Enterprise has grabbed a second space on the Lower East Side. [Blouin Artinfo]

Morning Links: The ‘Convention Art’ Edition