Morning Links: Museum of Mass Destruction Edition

(Courtesy Getty Images)

(Courtesy Getty Images)

Robin Pogrebin details MoMA’s latest expansion plan, which will demolish the American Folk Art Museum building next door. [NYT] 

 
Paul Goldberger condemns the decision to raze the building: “The idea that a building of this quality would be torn down, and that the agent of its destruction would be another cultural institution, is not easy to fathom.” [Vanity Fair]

Justin Davidson on the proposed expansion. [Vulture] 

“Diligence Promised in Study of Looted Art” [NYT]

Larry Clark sells snapshots at Home Alone 2 gallery for $100 each. [NYT]
 
Budi Tek previews his Yuz museum in Shanghai. [The Art Newspaper]

On David Hockney’s show at the de Young Museum: “His fascination with new digital technology is impressive for a man of 76. But he is not a great painter.” [WSJ] 

Jonathan Jones now just writing about Simpsons calendars. [The Guardian]