Morning Links: Hotel Edition

A number of hotels are allowing guests to purchase the art that hangs in their rooms. [Delaware Online]

When an early Microsoft employee and his wife decided to divorce, they had to divide the art collection. Tricky business, indeed! [Seattle Times via Art Market Monitor]

Olympic cyclists are treated to Richard Long’s artwork as they pass through Surrey. [The Guardian]

Here’s a Q&A with director Alison Klayman, the woman behind the Ai Weiwei documentary. [Seattle Post Intelligencer]

In the 17th century, paintings were a sought after symbol of status. [WSJ]

Pussy Riot goes on trial in Russia. [NYT]