Morning Links: Niche Edition

(Courtesy Getty Images)

(Courtesy Getty Images)

“With its proximity to mainland China and access to an international clientele, Hong Kong has become one of the fastest-growing and most diverse auction markets for power players like Christie’s and Sotheby’s. Now, the region’s niche auction houses are increasingly making their mark.” [NYT]

“The Dedalus Foundation, which manages the estate of Robert Motherwell, the cultural magazine the Brooklyn Rail and the Jamestown Charitable Foundation have joined forces to produce “Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1”, the first in a series of annual exhibitions marking the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy.” [The Art Newspaper]

Sotheby’s will offer a major Warhol ‘Death and Disaster’ painting this November. [NYT]

“He said he was motivated by passion rather than greed.” A Chinese billionaire is going to build a replica of the Crystal Palace. [The Guardian]

Chris Burden in People in 1989. [People via Jason Farago]

“Magritte’s missing nudes found hidden under paintings after 80 years” [The Guardian]