Morning Links: Happy Birthday Impressionism Edition

Monet. (Courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Monet. (Courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art)

“The birth of Impressionism can now be dated to a precise time: 7.35am on 13 November 1872.” [The Art Newspaper]

The president of the Gwangju Biennial has resigned amidst a censorship scandal. [The Art Newspaper]

All hail the new iPhone app for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. It comes out September 2! And there’s a party for said iPhone app, at the Temple of Dendur, and Interpol is playing it. Man, Interpol. Turn On The Bright Lights. Great record. [NYT]

The Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University has just named a new curator, Monica Ramirez-Montagut. [Artforum]

After a few long months of waiting, you will be able to purchase books at David Zwirner Gallery’s bookstore, David Zwirner Books. [ARTnews]

And here is a conversation with Kate Fowle, the chief curator at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. [Forbes]

 

 

 

Morning Links: Happy Birthday Impressionism Edition