Morning Links: No More Buttons Edition

(Courtesy Etsy)

(Courtesy Etsy)

After 42 years, the Met will stop providing visitors with tin buttons, citing rising expenses and the ease of a new sticker system. [NYT]

Here are 56 Met admission buttons, including the rare 125th anniversary button. [Etsy]

Patrick Cariou says that he will press on in his fight over Richard Prince’s use of his photos in his “Canal Zone” paintings, taking the fight to the Supreme Court. [TAN]

Dia will sell works to raise money for acquisition fund. [Inside Art/NYT]

New film explores the inner life of a museum guard. [WSJ]

“Francis Bacon’s Works Steal the Sale at Sotheby’s in London” [NYT]

Here’s a detailed preview of Thomas Hirschhorn’s Gramsci Monument in the New York Daily News. Not to be a dick but they misspell “Gramsci” at one point. [NYDN]

Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron will design contemporary art museum in Hong Kong. [Bloomberg]

A watch designed by Andy Warhol is for sale from Solmo Antiques at the Masterpiece London fair this weekend. [Bloomberg]

Morning Links: No More Buttons Edition