Pencils Down: Financial Edition

The Times reviews that new large Egyptian statue at the Met. [NYT]

“’Fear factor’ in markets turmoil has art buyers and sellers seeking deals.” [Bloomberg]

Art funds seem to be a great success in China. [Art Market Monitor]

Here’s an interview where Claes Oldenburg watches one of his sculptures being installed. [Philadelphia Inquirer]

Russia court finds painting depicting Mickey Mouse as Jesus offensive. [RIA]

Pencils Down: Financial Edition