Morning Links: Howard Hughes Edition

Hughes in 1935, taking a break from shaving to talk on the phone. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Scene & Herd visits Ai Weiwei’s Hirshhorn retrospective in Washington, D.C. [Artforum]

Howard Hughes artifacts will be sold at auction Nov. 7 at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers in Chicago. [ArtDaily]

“Art: The Blood Sport for the Ultra-Wealthy?” A Jonathan Jones classic. [The Guardian]

Paul Klee, Kurt Schwitters and Max Ernst will be among those remembered at planned memorial for artists persecuted by Nazis. [BBC]

The Getty announces the gift of a number of rare 18th and 19th century prints, including some choice Ensors. [ArtDaily]

Sarah Oppenheimer installs a rather trippy piece at the Baltimore Museum of Art. [WSJ]

The Journal profiles Richard Artschwager ahead of his Whitney retrospective. [WSJ]

The heirs of Superman’s creators have no rights to the character, a judge rules. [Ars Technica]

Holland Cotter offers a nuanced take on Roy Lichtenstein’s career, and his place in art history. [NYT]

Roman artifact seized by Italian officials. [ArtsBeat]

British research program hopes to stop trade of illegal artifacts. [The Art Newspaper]

Morning Links: Howard Hughes Edition