Morning Links: Questionable Decisions Edition

Another questionable decision.
Another questionable decision.

Timothy Rub, the director of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, slams the Delaware Art Museum for its plan to deaccession a major William Holman Hunt in order to pay its bills. [Wall Street Journal]

“MOCA’s questionable painting loan to a Culver City art gallery” [Los Angeles Times]

David Huber at the Venice Architecture Biennale. [Artforum]

“Note to forgers: Don’t forget the spell check.” [NYT] 

“‘But now we are touching,’ she whispers. Her hand is firm. Will I ever wash it again?” Adrian Searle on Marina Abramović’s new performance. [The Guardian]

“Cy Twombly paintings and sculptures donated to Tate.” [The Guardian] 

Newly opened NoHo fashion boutique, Curve, threw a party honoring Donald Robertson, the campy artist whose work fills the store. [WWD]

“Matisse painting in Gurlitt hoard was Nazi loot, researchers find.” [The Art Newspaper] 

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, which will open in 2017, is planning a preview show of 16 of its roughly 250 work collection this fall. [NYT]

Portraits of Russian nobles sell for far more than their estimated values. [Art Market Monitor] Morning Links: Questionable Decisions Edition