Morning Links: Celestial Charging Station Edition

The UKube-1 satellite. Via YouTube
The UKube-1 satellite. (YouTube)

Kate Sutton at Manifesta in St. Petersburg, where the show’s director, Kasper König, compared the Russian collective Chto Delat?’s “understanding of politics” to “American television series Desperate Housewives.” [Artforum]

Here’s ARTnews’ annual 200 Top Collectors list. [ARTnews]

Here’s Frank Gehry on his proposal to expand the Philadelphia Museum of Art. [AP]

“Acropolis maidens glow anew.” [NYT]

Yesterday, the Van Gogh painting Houses at Auvers II was hung for an hour at a café in England. [Artnet]

The Rauschenberg Foundation is starting a competition for aspiring curators in September. [The Art Newspaper]

“L.A. gallery iam8bit creates first-ever satellite art, launching into space Tuesday” [San Gabriel Valley Tribune]

Carter Cleveland, CEO of, on the ubiquitous future of art in the internet age. [Wall Street Journal]

“artnet News’ Top 10 Most Expensive Living West Coast Artists” [Artnet]

An interview with Maxim Bower, the Moscow-based curator and dealer. [NYT]

A Matisse painting stolen from a Venezuelan museum 10 years ago has been found. [The Guardian]
Morning Links: Celestial Charging Station Edition