Morning Links: Cognac Edition

Cellar master of the Remy Martin cognac house, Pierrette Trichet checking in on some cognac in Cognac, France. (Photo by Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images)

Cellar master of the Remy Martin cognac house, Pierrette Trichet checking in on some cognac in Cognac, France. (Photo by Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images)

The excellent Marie Lorenz is offering boat rides at Frieze. [WSJ]

It’s Guggenheim v. Schulhof in Venice! [NYT]

Cornelius Gurlitt bequeathed his art collection to Switzerland’s Kunstmuseum Bern. [Los Angeles Times]

Jens Hoffmann’s “Fifty shows that changed everything.” [The Art Newspaper]

A Jesús Rafael Soto piece at Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts poses a number of logistical challenges. [NYT]

Frank Gehry has won Spain’s 2014 Prince of Asturias Award for the Arts. [ArchDaily]

The first artwork that the Delaware Art Museum plans to sell to cover debts and build its endowment is a William Holman Hunt painting. [ArtfixDaily]

A 1762 cognac—”one of the oldest authenticated cognac vintages known”—sold for $59,500 at Bonhams New York. [ArtDaily]

Throwback Thursday: a cool photo of Charlemagne Palestine with a glass of cognac at a 2007 concert. [Wikimedia]

Here’s a list of the most powerful people in the art world. [The Guardian]

Ishmael Randall Weeks remembers Gandalf Gavan. [The Brooklyn Rail]

The seventh season of the Artist’s Institute in one handy Contemporary Art Daily post. [Contemporary Art Daily]

Really liking the splatter technique on these Momofuku Milk Bar grasshopper pies. [Momomilkbar/Instagram]

A note from John Giorno. [Art Blog Art Blog]

Morning Links: Cognac Edition