Morning Links: Appropriation Edition

Gagosian will show Richard Prince’s legally contentious “Canal Zone”
paintings. [NYT]

Here’s an interview with Robert Longo ahead of his two gallery shows:
“On Moby-Dick: ‘I’ve been really interested in Moby-Dick, which is
kind of the genetic code of America. There’s an article by Chris
Hedges about how the United States is like the Pequod–I didn’t intend
it be, but some of the artwork became like the ship.'” [WSJ]

Be sure not to miss George W. Bush’s paintings on The Today Show this
morning. [NYT]

Republican Congressman Jason Chaffetz thinks John Baldessari’s camel sculpture, which was set to be installed at the US Assembly in Islamabad, is a “questionable use of taxpayer resources.” [The Art Newspaper]

Morning Links: Appropriation Edition