Morning Links: Reproduction Edition

amazon-logoChristopher Knight takes on the notion that bankrupt Detroit should replace its art with reproductions. [Los Angeles Times]

Amazon’s art marketplace is doing well, for lower-end art. [NYT]

A new exhibition at Tate examines why people want to vandalize art. [NYT]

Kate Sutton files from the fifth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. [Artforum]

“[Chris] Burden’s war saved from brink: Conservators breathe new life into installation that the American artist wanted to destroy” [The Art
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The head of contemporary art at the State Hermitage Museum says that the art scene has hit “a low point,” with many artists and patrons moving to Moscow or abroad, “for various reasons that we won’t discuss now.” [The Art Newspaper]

Tate Modern has started a performance art channel on YouTube. [The Economist]

“Valuable Banksy artworks lost in Australia as man paints over wall.” [The Daily Telgraph]

An all-night sculpture park has opened in Oslo. [The Guardian]