Morning Links: The Uptown-as-Refuge Edition

the mark Morning Links: The Uptown as Refuge Edition

The Mark’s entrance. (Courtesy the Mark)

Atlantic City’s ambitious new art project is spared Sandy’s wrath. [NYT]

The Mark Hotel, across the street from Gagosian on Madison, was where downtown folks went for refuge. [WSJ]

Klaus Biesenbach led a bus of volunteers to the Rockaways to lend a hand in the storm cleanup. [Page Six]

The Tate focuses its attention on African art. [The Guardian]

The 104-year-old Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer has designed a new Converse shoe with a leftist message. [The Guardian]

Christian Viveros-Fauné on The Scream at MoMA. [Village Voice via Modern Art Notes]

More than 4,300 historic posters, looted by the Nazis, are going on sale at Guernsey’s auction house in New York, and could earn more than $5 million. [Bloomberg]

Arts lovers unite to try to stop sale of East London Henry Moore. [The Guardian]

Paintings from Damien Hirst’s “Two Weeks One Summer Series,” which were derided when shown at White Cube in London, go on view at the Pinchuk Art Centre in Kiev, Ukraine. [The Art Newspaper]

A review of Ai Weiwei’s show at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. [L.A. Times]