links for 2010-01-27 01.27.10
Art museum director Super Bowl trash talk: It's ON. (Modern Art Notes)
The Indianapolis Museum of Art and New Orleans Museum of Art directors are betting on the Super Bowl. "[Indianapolis Museum of Art director] Max Anderson must not really believe the Colts can beat the Saints in the Super Bowl. Otherwise why would he bet such an insignificant work as the Ingrid Calame painting? Let's up the ante. The New Orleans Museum of Art will bet the three-month loan of its $4 million Renoir painting, Seamstress at Window, circa 1908, which is currently in the big Renoir exhibition in Paris. What will Max wager of equal importance? Go Saints!"