NEWSLINKS 05.19.08

May 19th, 2008

“Study for Head of George Dyer” by Francis Bacon via Bloomberg

Sotheby’s to sell $15.6M Bacon portrait of suicidal boyfriend [Bloomberg]
IMPei’s new Museum of Islamic Art in Qatar [Financial Times]
Turner Prize announces 2008 Short List [Artforum]
Was Spring NY auction bidding “eerily thin?”
[Wall Street Journal]
Update: Tate Street art exhibition includes only non-British [Financial Times]