Morning Links: The Urban Space Edition

Graffiti wall at Houston and Bowery (courtesy EV Grieve)

Here’s a tour of the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space, albeit not really a museum, in the East Village. [NYT]

Graffiti artist Retna to do the next mural on Houston and Bowery. [Curbed]

Before the Revolution, many female painters thrived in France, a new show at the National Museum of Women in the Arts reveals. [WSJ]

An early Picasso now housed in the U.K., painted when the artist was 19, may be sold for $79 million at Christie’s. Some fear that it will be purchased by a non-British buyer. [BBC]

But critic Martin Gayford tweets that he’s happy to see the work go. [Twitter]

The Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver’s winter season opened with “Nietzsche and Puppies, Puppies, Puppies!” [NYT]

Air rights over the High Line going for $500 a square foot. [NY Post]

Rembrandt’s A Bust of a Man in a Gorget and Cap tops the upcoming Old Master sale at Christie’s in London. [Bloomberg]

Jay Jopling has lunch with the Financial Times, shares that he really likes carpaccio of sea bass. [FT]

LACMA’s giant rock was stuck in traffic over the weekend. [LA Times]

As the value of a slice of pizza is somehow related to the price of a subway ride, might art prices not be related to New York real estate? [WNYC]

Morning Links: The Urban Space Edition