Morning Links: Garage Sale Edition

Martha Rosler's Meta Monumental Garage Sale. (Courtesy

Martha Rosler’s Meta Monumental Garage Sale. (Courtesy

Jonathan Watkins, director of the Ikon Gallery, in Birmingham, England, has been named curator of the Iraq Pavilion for the 2013 Venice Biennale. [Artforum]

“Greece bailout: How the crisis fuels the arts in Athens.” [BBC]

Richard B. Woodward on a show of Civil War photography at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens in San Marino, Calif. [WSJ]

What does Martha Rosler’s garage sale say about the economy? [The New Republic]

Here’s a profile of the artist Yue Minjun. [IHT]

USC and Los Angeles MOCA seek partnership. [LAT]

Morning Links: Garage Sale Edition