Art Links: An Ode to Miriam Schapiro

Leighann Morris

Miriam Schapiro, a leader of the feminist art movement, passed away at age 91. [Jezebel]

After weeks of protest, MoMA union members approved a new contract for workers. [Hyperallergic]

Artist Jordan Eagles created a sculpture out of the blood of nine gay men in order to protest the FDA’s lifetime ban on gay and bisexual men from donating blood. [YouTube]

Design studio Atelier YokYok’s installed 48 miles of blue string to make ‘Les Voûtes Filantes’ (The Shooting Vaults) in the beautiful setting of St. Stephen’s Cathedral in Southern France. [Creators Project]

Guggenheim Helsinki’s winning design, titled “Art in the City,” was announced at Helsinki’s Palace Hotel yesterday. The design was chosen from 1,715 anonymous submissions in a yearlong competition. [The New York Times]

British art dealer Jonathan Green found an unknown Monet taped to the back of another work by the artist. [The Guardian]

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“I felt very lost at the RCA” (Tracey Emin). What do famous artist think about the degree shows they put on years ago? [The Guardian]

Oh no - rich collectors can’t fit ALL of their new art into their houses. [Bloomberg]

The former headquarters of the BBC in White City, west London, is re-opening its doors to the public for Artangel’s latest commission, a cinematic installation by the UK artist Ben Rivers.[TAN]

After the recent terrorist attack in Charleston, South Carolina, America is involved in another national conversation about race. Check out Sonya Clark’s response. [artnet]

London Sotheby’s cleaners and porters will protest on July 1st regarding issues of unfair pay and ill-treatment. [Art F City]

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