Morning Links: Richard Prince Is Blogging Edition

Also, Storm King's season has begun

Mr. Prince. (Courtesy Patrick McMullan Company)

Richard Prince has started a little online journal on his website, sharing his book recommendations and commentary from a visit to the 2012 Whitney Biennial: “There seems to be a room filled with an aritst’s junk in every biennial I’ve ever been to.” [ via Anaba]

Zhang Xiaogang’s Bloodline: Big Family No. 2 sells for $6.7 million at Sotheby’s contemporary Chinese art sale in Hong Kong. [WSJ]

Titian’s Flight Into Egypt leaves Russia for the first time in 240 years. [Guardian]

Nicholas Serota visits Damien Hirst’s Tate show, attracts some of the live butterflies being exhibited. [The Art Newspaper]

“Elizabeth Catlett, whose abstracted sculptures of the human form reflected her deep concern with the African-American experience and the struggle for civil rights, died on Monday at her home in Cuernavaca, Mexico, where she had lived since the late 1940s. She was 96. ” [NYT]

The Storm King Center in Mountainville, N.Y., has opened for its 2012 season. [ArtDaily]

Tracy Emin introduces Pascal Anson’s design for the outside of a British Airways plane, to mark the London 2012 Olympics. The video shows the plane, which was painted to look like a dove. [Guardian]

Artist Cai Guo-Qiang brings explosive gunpowder work to the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. [LA Times]

A Connecticut art dealer has been charged with wrongfully claiming that he was selling original works by Picassos. [Associated Press]

Lisa Hanover has been named the director of the Michener Art Museum in Doylestown, in Doylestown, Penn. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Artforum visits Art Dubai and the Global Art Forum. [Artforum]


Morning Links: Richard Prince Is Blogging Edition