Morning Links: Preservation Edition

orthodoxy or death t shirt Morning Links: Preservation EditionRoberta Smith addresses Josephine Meckseper’s Manhattan Oil Project in Midtown Manhattan and declares it “pious and well-meaning, mildly entertaining, but nothing to get especially heavy, or ignited, about.” [NYT]

There’s a Gothic tower worth a million dollars at Art Dubai. [Bloomberg]

Dealer Ivan Aird says he’s relieved after violent robbers who stole LS Lowry paintings from him are put in jail. [The Guardian]

Russian court rules that an “Orthodoxy or Death” T-shirt is extremist. [The Art Newspaper]

Souren Melikian files from TEFAF in Maastricht: “The European Fine Art Fair, which closes Sunday, delivers a striking message. What is conventionally called the art market is a myth.” [NYT]

A first preservation project for the J. Paul Getty Trust: the Eames House in Pacific Palisades. [Unbeige]

Today’s “Google Doodle” celebrates Juan Gris’ 125th birthday. [Google.com]