Morning Links: 'Split-Rocker' Edition

Koons's 'Split-Rocker' (2000), installed at the Palais des Papes in Avignon, France. (© Jeff Koons)

Koons’s ‘Split-Rocker’ (2000), installed at the Palais des Papes in Avignon, France. (© Jeff Koons)

A new appraisal of the DIA’s collection underway. [NYT]

The Cooper-Hewitt at the Smithsonian Institute has named Brooke Hodge deputy director. [Artforum]

Here’s the Los Angeles Times on Helen Molesworth’s appointment as chief curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles. [Los Angeles Times]

Jeff Koons’s Split-Rocker sculpture is coming to Rockefeller Center. The artist’s retrospective opens at the Whitney next month. “We couldn’t do any topiary at the Whitney, because there wasn’t any space,” Mr. Koons said. [NYT]

Allen Ruppersberg at Marc Selwyn [Contemporary Art Daily]

Los Angeles’s Chinese American Museum is honoring Sriracha and Tapatio. [The Salt/NPR]

“Mayor Rahm Emanuel is using everything but Jedi mind tricks to persuade Star Wars creator George Lucas to put his planned museum of art and movie memorabilia in Chicago.” [Star Tribune]

“A Day in the Life of Art Lawyer Joshua Roth.” [WSJ]

A look at Lygia Clark’s show at MoMA. [The Guardian]

Morning Links: 'Split-Rocker' Edition