Morning Links: Service Employees International Union Edition

(Courtesy SEIU)

(Courtesy SEIU)

The new immigration overhaul means it will soon be easier for artists to obtain visas. [The Art Newspaper]

BMW will no longer sponsor the Guggenheim Lab project. [NYT]

Imran Qureshi talks to Bloomberg about his installation on the roof of the Met, which is meant to look a little bloody. [Bloomberg]

Tate Modern receives a £10 million gift ($15.2 million) from Israeli shipping magnate Eyal Ofer. [The Guardian]

The country’s largest building service workers union holds an art show in Brooklyn for its members. [NYT]

Responding to criticism, Herman Nitsch has agreed to alter a performance that he plans to stage in Leipzig, Germany. It will no longer include the corpses of three pigs and a cow. Just their brains and blood. [Artforum]

This is the same link as above, truth be told, but there’s another little tidbit there: a record was set for a price paid in an online auction, with someone buying a Schiele watercolor for $2.4 million. [Artforum]

Here’s a photo of the VW Dome 2 being taken down. [@KlausBiesenbach/Twitter]

And here’s a video of Marie Karlberg performing at the opening of “Freak Out” at Greene Naftali. [Sex Life]

Morning Links: Service Employees International Union Edition