Morning Links: Alaska Edition

Alaska's flag.

Alaska’s flag.

Bushwick’s 3rd Ward space has closed. [NYT]

Jeff Koons has donated “a signed artist’s proof of a printed plywood skateboard deck from a limited edition, bearing an image of a smiling, blow-up monkey that has been a familiar motif in his recent paintings and sculpture” for an auction at P.S. 130 in Windsor Terrace. [NYT]

Marina Abramović tackles some major questions about life and consciousness. [The New Yorker]

Miriam Katz files a Scene & Herd from the Atlantic Ocean Comedy & Music Festival. [Artforum]

MoMA acquires Occupy Wall Street art. [The Guardian]

A report from London’s PAD fair. [WSJ]

Observer contributor Susan Michals on “six rising art stars to know.” [WSJ]

Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Japanther live at Punk Dungeon. [Sex Life]

Here’s a Q&A with Mark Dion about an expedition along the coast of Alaska. [Dis]