Morning Links: Picasso-Napkin Syndrome Edition

Grayson Perry

ARTnews explores the complicated issues surrounding copyright laws involving artwork that appropriates—or, reworks, samples, quotes, borrows, remixes, transforms, and/or adapts—in the digital age. [ARTnews]

An exhibition explores how Edouard Vuillard, Pierre Bonnard and other Parisian painters used photographs in their work. [Los Angeles Times]

Here is a profile of painter Andrew Masullo, who is included in the Whitney Biennial. [NYT]

How big is the global art market? About $60.8 billion, according to a report by TEFAF. That’s about one-twelfth of the size of last year’s entire U.S. military budget. [Artnet]

Katya Kazakina recaps New York’s Asia Week, which saw $140 million of work sold at auction. [Bloomberg]

The LOT-EK education firm will build a “pop-up studio” to house the Whitney’s education activities at its forthcoming home in the Meatpacking District. [ArtDaily]

“Contemporary art has become this baggy old bag”—Turner prize winning artist Grayson Perry discusses his life and work and how to avoid “Picasso-napkin syndrome” at Guardian Open Weekend. [Guardian UK]

The Financial Times says Art Dubai has established itself with a noted jump in quality. [FT]

Artist Anita Steckel dies at 82. [NYT] Morning Links: Picasso-Napkin Syndrome Edition