Morning Links: Bunny Mellon Edition

Vincent van Gogh's 'Still Life of Oranges and Lemons With Blue Gloves' (1889), which was donated to the National Gallery from the collection of Paul and Bunny Mellon earlier this year. (Courtesy NGA)

Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Still Life of Oranges and Lemons With Blue Gloves’ (1889), which was donated to the National Gallery from the collection of Paul and Bunny Mellon earlier this year. (Courtesy NGA)

“Art worth $4.5m found hidden in Brazilian shipping container.” [The Art Newspaper]

Sotheby’s won the estate of Rachel Lambert Mellon, who was known as Bunny. Her collection includes paintings by Rothko and Diebenkorn. [NYT]

Linda Yablonsky at the Whitney’s Koons reception, and at openings all over town (and up at Bard). [Artforum]

Brett Gorvy thinks that Damien Hirst’s shark could make more than $70 million on the auction block. [FT]

Bruce Cole on Kenneth Clark. [WSJ]

Judith Bernstein discusses her show at London’s Studio Voltaire. [Artforum]

Talking El Greco. [New York Review of Books]

Carlo McCormick offers an “insider’s guide to the deer-hunting, pig-farming, mushroom-foraging hickster artists of the Catskills.” [ARTnews]

Katie Pfohl named curator at the LSU Museum of Art. [Plaquemine Post South]

Morning Links: Bunny Mellon Edition