Morning Links: Sony Edition

A 1981 Sony Walkman with battery pack. (Wikimedia)
A 1981 Sony Walkman with battery pack. (Wikimedia)

Aby Rosen gets to keep his Hirst Virgin Mother on view up at his home in Westchester, but he will have to make some changes in its installation to shield it from the public. [NYT]

“Rome museum faces closure after city slashes budget.” [The Art Newspaper]

Sony CEO Michael Lynton joins Getty Trust board. [Los Angeles Times]

Art Basel Hong Kong hires Alexie Glass-Kantor as its Encounters curator. [Artnet]

A du Pont mansion-turned-museum in Wilmington, De., will host an exhibition of dresses from Downton Abbey. [WSJ]

On Uruguay’s growing art scene. [NYT]

Details on the 33,000-square foot building that the Aspen Art Museum will open in August. [Page Six]

Lee Rosenbaum visits the newly redesigned Clark. [WSJ]

Fearing a repeat, or just memories of, the Love Parade stampede that killed 21 at a Love Parade in Duisburg, Germany, four years ago, the city’s mayor has banned a labyrinthine installation by Gregor Schneider that was to be part of the Ruhrtriennale. [The Art Newspaper]

Paintings by Charles White and Robert S. Duncanson have been donated to the Huntington Library. [Art Market Monitor]

Merlin Carpenter at Overduin & Co. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Morning Links: Sony Edition