Newslinks for Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

December 16th, 2008

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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]

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Reactive moments from Julian Schnabel on 60 Minutes
[CBS]

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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
[GuardianUK]

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The Raft of the Medusa via rhett.biz

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
[NYMag]