Newslinks for Monday, November 24, 2008

November 24th, 2008

Kaws does cover art for Kanye West via theartcolectors

Kanye West uses Kaws for his cover art (Takashi Murakami has also had the privilege) [theartcollectors]
Art collector Aby Rosen’s Core Club, featuring works by such artists as Jean-Michel Basquiat and De Kooning, owes its founding members funds [NYPost]
A closer look into the ramifications of the art “crash” [WallStreetJournal]

Frank Gehry's Art Museum of Ontario via the NYTImes

The Art Museum of Ontario goes for the “Bilbao effect” with a new $276 million Frank Gehry-designed facility (it’s his hometown) [NYtimes] more here [Bloomberg]
With exhibtions recently at the Grand Palais in Paris and now at Gagosian Gallery in London, Ricard Serra interviewed [ArtNewspaper]
Are art and fashion cross promotions becoming gauche?
and in related news, the assumption is that this year’s Art Basel Miami will be more austere [CNN Money] more on this here [NYMag]