Morning Links: Harper Lee Edition

mockingbird Morning Links: Harper Lee EditionHarper Lee settles lawsuit with local museum. [NYT]

“A federal judge in New York has dismissed a claim for compensation by a man who maintained that he played a crucial part in the return of Egon Schiele’s 1912 Portrait of Wally to the heirs of the original Jewish owner. Robert Roistacher, the boyfriend of one of the heirs, sought $2.75m, saying his effort to contact the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office led to the painting’s seizure by authorities and the eventual $19m settlement for the family.” [The Art Newspaper]

Lawyers for Cornelius Gurlitt file papers demanding the return of hundreds of pieces of his art. [NYT]

“The Corcoran Gallery of Art.” Philip Kennicott on the Corcoran’s merger plans. [Washington Post]
 
Letizia Battaglia on her best photograph. [The Guardian]