Morning Links: Lunar Edition

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Robert Indiana says LOVE made him and ruined him. [NPR]

Glass pioneer Harvey K. Littleton is dead at 91. [NYT]

Artist Aaron Young and a friend have paid a cool $6.4 million the East Village townhouse previously owned by Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy. [Page Six]

A group of artists has claimed ownership over the Moon. [The Guardian

David Norr, the chief curator at MOCA Cleveland, has been named senior curator exhibitions at the Wexner. [ArtDaily]

Art market editor Melanie Gerlis discusses some ideas from her new book, Art as an Investment? A Survey of Comparative Assets. [The Art Newspaper]

In case you missed it: the Denver Museum of Nature and Science has been returning certain totems to Kenya. [NYT]

Pop philosopher Alain de Botton and art historian John Armstrong will present a show at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. [The Art Newspaper]

In case you missed it: The New York TImes Magazine interviewed Jussi Pylkkanen in its “Talk” feature. [NYT]

Billionaire Alexey Ananiev’s collection of socialist realist art is the subject of a non-selling show at Sotheby’s London. [WSJ]

“Banksy works defaced near site of Sundance Festival.” [NYT]