Morning Links: Inventory Edition

picasso Morning Links: Inventory EditionThe New York Times reports on the case of the hopefully not-immolated masterworks. [NYT]

“Diana Widmaier-Picasso has been writing a new inventory of her grandfather’s sculptures that could ignite prices and add tens of millions of dollars to the Picasso market” [WSJ]

“The world’s largest museum complex is bursting with stuff, from elephants to first lady gowns, biological specimens to space shuttles. Now, the Smithsonian Institution is grappling with a long-term challenge: how to maintain the 137 million items in its collection.” [The Washington Post]

“A photographic archive of 75,000 negatives and transparencies by the fashion and celebrity photographer Milton Greene, including around 3,700 unpublished images of Marilyn Monroe, is due to be sold at auction—all with copyright.” [The Art Newspaper]

AMOA-Arthouse has been renamed the Contemporary Austin, and its new programming in September with solo shows from Liam Gillick and Marianne Vitale. [Artforum]