Morning Links: Prisoners Edition

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“After 17 years of running the businesses — 17 annual general meetings and so on — I looked at my schedule and saw that everything was repeating itself,” [collector Herbert] Looser, 75, says in an interview at the Kunsthaus Zurich, where his art collection is currently on show. “I wanted a different life. I didn’t want money for money’s sake, I wanted to give money a meaning.” [Bloomberg]

Gavin Turk designs embroideries for prisoners. [The Art Newspaper]

Greg Allen renders Seth Siegelaub’s 1968 “Xerox Book” as a series of animated gifs. [Greg.org]

A Thom Yorke painting from 2005 heads to auction [Pitchfork]

Young dictator portraits at Saatchi Gallery’s paper show: “People had been trying to buy bits and pieces of it – they all wanted Hitler.” [The Guardian]

L.A. County Museum of Art will honor David Hockney and Martin Scorsese at its annual ’s Art + Film Gala. [Los Angeles Times]

Morning Links: Prisoners Edition