Art World Abstracts: Jackson Pollock’s Apartment For Sale, and More!

Jackson's Pollock's apartment at 46 Carmine Street. (Courtesy Douglas Elliman)

Jackson’s Pollock’s apartment at 46 Carmine Street. (Courtesy Douglas Elliman)

An apartment at 46 Carmine Street in Greenwich Village once owned by painter Jackson’s Pollock is up for sale for the second time in two years, this time at a reduced price of $1.25 million. [artnet]

Robert Irwin’s massive $5 million Marfa installation has been in the works for 15 years, and finally there’s word that it may actually come to fruition. This week, executive director of the Chinati Foundation Jenny Moore said construction would begin at the beginning of next year with the goal of opening to the public in 2016. [NYT]

The Getty Foundation announced details for “Keeping It Modern,” a new philanthropic initiative to restore major 20th century architecture, and named its first ten grants. Grantees include Utzon’s Sydney Opera House, Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute for Biological Studies, and the Eames House, among others. [Art Daily]

Will Rahm Emanuel’s record on the arts be enough to ensure his re-election in Chicago? [TAN]

Artist Eric Doeringer pokes fun at Richard Prince’s Canal Zone T-Shirt on sale at Gagosian’s Madison Avenue store with a spot-on Mickey Mouse parody. [Hyperallergic]

Skaters win their battle to keep the Southbank Centre’s graffiti filled Undercroft Skatepark as is, warding off developers. [Telegraph]

Founder of Artvest Partners LLC Michael Plummer drew comparisons between Brooklyn and Detroit during a hearing in the city’s bankruptcy trial on Thursday. [Bloomberg]

Guy Wildenstein could end up paying €75 million for tax evasion when Versailles’ Court of Appeal makes its decision Friday. [artnet]

Art World Abstracts: Jackson Pollock’s Apartment For Sale, and More!