Morning Links: Parody Edition

van gogh self Morning Links: Parody EditionKenny Schachter pens a satire of Greg Smith’s very public resignation letter to Goldman Sachs, in a faux farewell letter to Gagosian. A sample: “I knew it was time to leave when I realized I could no longer look gallery girls in the eye and tell them what a great place this was to work.” [AMM]

Financier Theodore Forstmann’s art collection will hit the block at Sotheby’s in May, where it could fetch $70 million. A $20 million–$30 million Picasso of the artist’s lover Dora Maar is among the lots. [AP]

A collection of Lily Safra’s jewels are expected to bring in $20 million for charity at Christie’s. [Bloomberg]

Van Gogh discovered under other van Gogh. [The Independent]

Artists transform the Andrew Freedman Home in the Bronx with art. [NYT]

Irina Antonova, director of Pushkin Museum (and an employee there for 67 years), turns 90 today. [The Art Newspaper]

On this, the first day of spring, Jonathan Jones muses on how artists have depicted the season. [The Guardian]