Morning Links: ‘Shame’ Edition

Vandal pleads guilty to defacing Rothko. [BBC]

Steve McQueen gets a catalogue raisonne—a rarity for a film specialist. [The Art Newspaper]

Roanoke’s Taubman Museum of Art won’t go under, says new board chairman. [The Roanoke Times]

“How did a self-described German hippie pull off one of the biggest, most lucrative cons in art-world history?” Joshua Hammer investigates. [Vanity Fair]

A set of banknotes from Qatar and Dubai that date back to 1966 sold for more than four times their high estimate. [ArtDaily]

Here are some snapshots from FIAC. [AMM]

Viennese Museum will censor nude ads for exhibition. [ArtsBeat]

For some reason, here is Guardian art critic Jonathan Jones talking about the second presidential debate. [The Guardian]

Oscar Neimeyer, renowned Brazilian architect, 104 years old, is hospitalized but fine. [ArtDaily]

Morning Links: ‘Shame’ Edition