Morning Links: David Koch Edition

Courtesy Forbes.

The Sunday Times has named the Guggenheim’s Maurizio Cattelan app to its list of the top 500 apps of the year. Here’s a nice video excerpt of the app, which includes Andrew Kreps telling the interesting way in which he met the artist. [Guggenheim]

A judge has ordered that a 16th-century Girolamo Romano painting be returned to the family of a man who owned it before World War II, ruling that its sale by the French Vichy government was illegal. [WP]

“‘Generationally wealthy’ art connoisseurs impacting market for 19th century oriental rugs.” [ArtDaily]

An exhibition hopes to fuse Buddhism and contemporary art. [WSJ]

London’s Impressionist and Modern sale at Christie’s raises $214 million, up from last year’s $135 million. [Bloomberg]

Ai Weiwei is collaborating on the Chinese pavilion for the London Olympics. [The Guardian]

David Koch will buy the Met a new plaza. [NYT]

Photographers come together to document Israel. [FT]

Morning Links: David Koch Edition