Links List: Art Pilfering Landlords, Structure v. Sculpture, and Bohemians v. Bankers

  • The Chetrit group has stolen the artwork from the Chelsea Hotel residents and refuses to return it. [The Villager]

    Gentrification affects the Techeles art center in Berlin. Artists are protesting the planned development of the center into luxury apartments.

  • Sag Harbor debates whether Larry Rivers’ “Legs” is a structure or a sculpture. [NY Times]
  • 20 artists have locked themselves inside Berlin’s Tacheles art center, protesting its planned development into a mixed-use luxury apartment and office complex. [Guardian]

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