Morning Links: Magic Mike Edition

Michael Bloomberg with Cindy Sherman and Ellsworth Kelly. (Courtesy Patrick McMullan)

Michael Bloomberg with Cindy Sherman and Ellsworth Kelly. (Courtesy Patrick McMullan)

“I’ll admit, when I first saw ‘party in the garden,’ I hoped it had something to do with the Knicks,” Mr. Bloomberg said. “But this is the party in the garden [at MoMA].” [WSJ]

“After a two-year battle, a Brooklyn carpenter has beaten a $2,000 ticket for picking up a discarded TV antenna for an art project.” [NYDN] 

An alliance of British galleries, backed by the Heritage Lottery Fund, purchased John Constable’s Salisbury Cathedral From the Meadows (1831) for £40 million ($60 million). [Bloomberg]

The 33-volume Picasso catalogue raisonné by Christian Zervos is being reissued for $15,000. [NYT] 

Here’s a look at the museum boom in China. [NPR] 

Zaha Hadid opens new design gallery. [The Guardian]

The German art shipper who was jailed in China has been returned home. [The Art Newspaper]

Morning Links: Magic Mike Edition