Morning Links: Hercules Edition

A circa 1500 copy of the Farnese Hercules. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The now-closed Knoedler gallery has settled with hedge fund manager Pierre Lagrange over a claim that they sold him a forged Jackson Pollock painting for $17 million. [Bloomberg]

The Pace London opening and after-party were jam-packed with bold-faced names, from collector Steven Cohen to Tate director Nicholas Serota. [Page Six]

Sotheby’s to sell the Peter Blake collage that inspired the Beatles’s Sgt. Peppers cover. [WSJ]

“How strong is the art market?” Kelly Crow asks. [WSJ]

A 1960s marble mosaic panel showing Hercules sailing by the Rock of Gibraltar, which was removed from a Prudential Insurance building two decades ago, is headed to the Newark Museum. [NYT]

Roberta Smith praises the Whitney’s new Wade Guyton exhibition: “a beautiful show organized by a young curator that makes a cogent case for the work of a young artist.” [NYT]

The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is holding its “first-ever 3-D projection event” on the outside of its building. Video-mapping artist Daniel Hartnett, who’s done work for David Bowie and the Beastie Boys, has helped realize the project. [The Buffalo News via @TylerGreenDC]

Jonathan Jones thinks he’s found the secret of Mona Lisa’s smile. [The Guardian]

Too many cooks at the Gwangju Biennale? [The Art Newspaper]

Morning Links: Hercules Edition