Newslinks for Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

December 16th, 2008

Caravaggio’s ‘Kiss of Judas’  or the ‘Taking of Christ’ via ArtDaily

Caravaggio’s ‘Kiss of Judas’ aka ‘Taking of Christ’, stolen from Odessa, is recovered; theft previously reported by AO in July here [ArtDaily]
The Moment interviews the Vogels, a New York couple who built a formidable contemporary art collection on a postman’s and librarian’s salary
[NYTimes the Moment]
The New Yorker’s 10 best art exhibits of 2008 [NewYorker]

Reactive moments from Julian Schnabel on 60 Minutes

The collage in question via the Independent

Damien Hirst cites 16 year old artist for copyright infringement regarding £65 collage works bearing Hirst’s imagery [IndependentUK]
Lehman Brothers to sell $8M collection

The Raft of the Medusa via

A new novel is based on Gericault’s painting, The Raft of the Medusa [holartbooks via C-Monster]
Italian curator Francesco Bonami will curate the 2010 Whitney Biennial