Morning Links: Virginia Woolf Edition

Yilmaz Dziewior, the director of Kunsthaus Bregenz, is the new king of Köln! He will become director of Museum Ludwig

virginia woolfYilmaz Dziewior, the director of Kunsthaus Bregenz, is the new king of Köln! He will become director of Museum Ludwig in February. [Art in America]

A new report says that the Detroit Institute of Arts’ collection is worth $4.6 billion, but that it would make only about a quarter of that if it was quickly liquidated. [Associated Press]

Sotheby’s set a new record for a Botticelli drawing: $2.25 million. [Art Market Monitor]

Caravaggio’s remains will be buried in a Tuscan memorial park. [The Art Newspaper]

“The New York State Council on the Arts is using an online survey to shape its priorities.” [NYT]

Yorkshire Sculpture Park named UK museum of the year. [The Guardian]

Nearly a century ago, Virginia Woolf refused to sit for a portrait at the National Portrait Gallery, condemning it for being “filled with men.” Today, however, the acclaimed author is the subject of an exhibit commemorating her literary achievements through portraiture. [The Guardian]

LACMA has announced a proposal for a new addition–a skyscraper on Wilshire Blvd.–which will allegedly house an architecture wing, Frank Gehry’s archives, a hotel and condominiums. [LA Times]

“Art sales: can the market sustain these rises?” [The Telegraph]

A van Dyck painting expected to go for around £500,000 ($856,000) did not sell at auction. [The Guardian]

Frieze London will shift its dates forward by a day so that dealers do not have to work on a Sunday. [The Art Newspaper]

Morning Links: Virginia Woolf Edition