Morning Links: Disappointing Edition

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“Investors in fine art are probably happy that the first half of 2012 is over: It has been a disappointing period, especially in Asia.” [NYT]

Americans for the Arts rallies at the Democratic National Convention. [The Art Newspaper]

In case you missed it this weekend: museums and dance have never been been closer. [NYT]

Two new shows show collector Sterling Clark’s interest in Chinese art. [WSJ]

What should Hong Kong’s M+ museum look like? [The Australian]

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art brings Giacometti exhibition to Charlotte during the Democratic National Convention. [ArtDaily]

Raphael’s Head of an Apostle, dating from 1519, is heading to auction at Sotheby’s London in December. [NYT]

Photographer and artist John Stezaker has been awarded the Deutsche Börse photography prize. [The Guardian]

Frank Lloyd Wright’s archive is moving from his former homes—Taliesin, in Spring Green, Wis., and Taliesin West, in Scottsdale, Ariz—to MoMA and Columbia. [NYT]

The Louvre’s new Islamic Art Building will open on Sept. 22. [LAT]

The artist list has been released for the seventh Asia Pacific Triennial, which arrives in December in Brisbane, Australia, at the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art.[ArtDaily]

Morning Links: Disappointing Edition