Morning Links: Closure Edition

(Courtesy Google Maps)

(Courtesy Google Maps)

“Pearl Paint, that iconic Canal Street establishment frequented by New York artists for decades, has closed its doors” [The Tribeca Trib via Artforum]

“Loeb to Sotheby’s: My directors are better” [CNBC]

“Liverpool gallery accused of laying off paid staff while recruiting for 70 volunteers.” [The Art Newspaper]

Street artist Jay Shells returns to Los Angeles. [Los Angeles Times]

The Staten Island Museum is leaving its new Snug Harbor location completely empty for its upcoming gala there. [Staten Island Advance]

Toronto gets a new art fair. [NYT]

“U.S. government seeks to recover the New Deal’s art treasures.” [NPR via Art Market Monitor]