Morning Links: Worst Burglary Ever Edition

A gallery in Olympia, Wash., was burglarized by thieves rappelling through a skylight, which sounds impressive. They made off with work worth a total of—wait for it—$1,400. [ArtLyst]

A Jewish museum in Berkeley, Calif., changes its character. [NYT]

Kelly Crow talks to Matthew Marks about opening up shop in L.A. [WSJ]

The Los Angeles Times takes a look at this past weekend’s Performance and Public Art Festival, which saw Pomona College football players take on the role of performance artists (with “shades of Chippendales”). [Los Angeles Times]

Souren Melikian writes about the Italian great Alberto Burri. [NYT]

In case you missed it: here’s The Times‘ deep dive on the National Arts Club fiasco. [NYT]

“Christie’s announces new appointments to international team for Impressionist and Modern art.” [ArtDaily]

Ai Weiwei’s documentarian weighs in on The Times‘ Op-Ed page. [NYT]

Morning Links: Worst Burglary Ever Edition