Morning Links: Regrets Edition

(Courtesy historyforsale.com)

(Courtesy historyforsale.com)

Trailblazing Italian avant-gardist Carla Accardi has died at the age of 89. [Artforum] 

Here’s a party report from the Blood Orange party at MoMA. [WSJ]

Basquiat lawsuit does not stop sucessful online auction at Christie’s. [Page Six]

“Authorities to Seize a Roman Statue in Queens That They Say Was Stolen” [NYT]

Saatchi Art, “the world’s leading online art gallery,” has tapped Rebecca Wilson to be its chief curator. Marion Maneker did an interview with her. [Art Market Monitor] 

Dealers Gavin Spanierman and Gerald Peters will merge their New York galleries, with Mr. Spanierman running the new operation. Mr. Peters will continue to operate his Santa Fe gallery. [Artnet News]

Holland Cotter reviews the Whitney Biennial: “I left feeling pretty much the way I do when I leave an art fair, full but empty, tired of dessert, hungry for a sustained and sustaining meal.” [NYT]

MoMA will show Jasper Johns’s ‘Regrets’ series. [NYT]
 
Lending a work to an exhibition increases its price—but should the practice be controlled? [The Art Newspaper]