Morning Links: Schmatte Edition

Rosen (R). (Courtesy Getty Images)
Rosen (R). (Courtesy Getty Images)

Aby Rosen wants to get rid of the Four Seasons’ Picasso tapestry! The real estate magnate has reportedly called it “a schmatte,” but says it needs to be taken down for renovation purposes. [NYT]

“Under an unusual agreement, the Dallas Museum of Art will become the long-term custodian of one of the most important collections of Islamic art in private hands.” [NYT]

“The UK will officially gain a sense of humour on 6 April when a new exception allowing artists to use copyrighted material for the purposes of parody, caricature or pastiche is due to pass into law.” [The Art Newspaper]

“Despite its rising profile as an art capital, Los Angeles has never quite mustered an internationally attended art week until, arguably, just now. This year’s festivities, which concluded yesterday with the close of the Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica and the LA Art Book Fair at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA in the Downtown area, felt buzzier than in years past — due, in part, to the addition of a feisty newcomer to the circuit.” [T: The New York Times Magazine]

“Design museums pay homage to digital revolution.” [NYT]

“The Rema Hort Mann Foundation has announced its 2014 Los Angeles emerging artist grantees. Winners include Nick Aguayo, Heather Cassils, Danielle Dean, Christina Forrer, Alison O’Daniel, Mark So, John Wiese, and Lisa Williamson.” [Artforum]

Richard Hamilton had many Polaroids taken of himself. [The Guardian]

Here’s a Q&A Chris Bedford, the director of Brandeis University’s Rose Art Museum, which is getting a Chris Burden installation. [BrandeisNOW]

Jackson Pollock’s “Mural” will go on display at the Getty in March after an extensive cleaning process. [Los Angeles Times]

Reporting on Cairo’s Museum of Islamic Art, which was severely damaged last month in a truck bombing. [WSJ] Morning Links: Schmatte Edition