Morning Links: Buying and Selling Edition

From the Saatchi collection. (Courtesy Getty Images)
From the Saatchi collection. (Courtesy Getty Images)

Jules de Balincourt has led a group of artists to pool their resources and buy property in Bushwick before developers do. [WSJ]

Charles Saatchi will sell 50 large works from his collection at Christie’s with no reserves and no estimates. Among the artists: Isa Genzken, Berlinde de Bruyckere, Karla Black and David Altmejd. [The Guardian]

Sculptor Lei Yixin has finished removing a phrase from his MLK Memorial in Washington, D.C., that critics say was quoted out of context. [NYT]

Here’s argument that’s better than it should be: “Protecting Detroit’s
Artwork Is a Job for Detroit” [WSJ]

“Increasingly sophisticated technology is letting artists surround
their audiences with their work. Many artists and institutions are
embracing such immersive environments—some of which just might go
viral and turn an artwork into an event.” That’s really what it’s all about,
isn’t it? Going viral? [WSJ]

Morning Links: Buying and Selling Edition