Morning Links: History Edition

Pompeii. (Courtesy Getty Images)

Pompeii. (Courtesy Getty Images)

“Italy’s anti-mafia squad, the Direzione Investigativa Antimafia, is investigating conservation projects in Pompeii.” [The Art Newspaper]

Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave takes the top award in Toronto. [NYT]

In case you missed it, Calvin Tomkins profiled architect David Adjaye, who’s designed the forthcoming Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. [The New Yorker; sub. req.]

Michaelangelo Pistoletto, Antony Gormley and David Chipperfield are among this year’s winners of the Japan Art Associations’s $150,000 Praemium Imperiale arts awards. [NYT]

Here’s a helpful guide to the history of Australian art. [The Guardian]

Here’s Roddy Bogawa on his film exhibition at MoMA. [Artforum]

A redefinition of architecture is going down at the Lisbon Architecture Trienniale. [The Guardian]

Vice reports on an anomaly at the Cuban Revolution Museum in Havana. [Vice]

Brian Eno tries on fleece shorts. [T: The New York Times Style Magazine]

Brendan Fowler staged a rap performance at MoMA yesterday! [Exhibition A]


Morning Links: History Edition