Morning Links: Einstein Edition

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Grayson Perry wants to build a gingerbread house in Essex. [The Daily Mail]

Andy Cohen, somehow on a panel for the Met’s Warhol show, said Warhol would have loved the Real Housewives. [Page Six]

The Richard S. and Karen LeFrak Charitable Foundation gave the Museum of Natural History $10 million. [NYT]  

Three’s a trend: artists are making portraits of former Libyan dictator’s corpse. [The Art Newspaper]

An ABBA museum will open in Sweden. [ArtDaily]

Here’s a piece about the launch of MOCA’s YouTube channel. [Art in America]

How Luca Pacioli, a historian of mathematics who helped popularize double-entry book keeping, helped inform the work of Leonard da Vinci (who may have been his lover). Fast-forward to about 10:45 for the section about Leonardo. [Planet Money]

Marion Maneker talked with NPR’s All Things Considered about loans guaranteed by art. [Art Market Monitor]

A letter written by Einstein about his views on religion will be sold on eBay with an astounding $3 million opening bid. [Bloomberg]

Morning Links: Einstein Edition